Sitting quietly on the corner of US 60 and KY 1681, in between Midway and Versailles, Kentucky, is a building so full of history, that one would think it would be on a list of historic places to visit. But, it’s not.
Versailles, Kentucky is another beautiful, quaint small town that is quintessential KY!
Midway, Kentucky was the first town in Kentucky created by a railroad company, and is one of the many historic “main street” towns working hard to keep its history alive.
Wickland, the Home of Three Governors, is located in Bardstown, right around the corner from My Old Kentucky Home. While my daughter and I have visited Bardstown on many occasions, we had never had the opportunity to tour Wickland. A few weeks ago, while online looking for something to do for the day, I cameContinue reading “Wickland, the Home of Three Governors”
As we left Diamond Caverns on our last day trip, we were headed for the interstate, when I saw the historic sign for Bell’s Tavern. I had seen information about this tavern on one of my many searches, but I hadn’t remembered its location in Park City. With just a few turns, we arrived atContinue reading “Bell’s Tavern & Tavern History”
The oldest history of Kentucky sits not above ground but below it. Our state is known as the Bluegrass State for the bluegrass that grows here. That bluegrass grows because of the limestone bed that our state sits upon. That limestone bed dates back to 325,000,000 BCE (before the Christian era). I just don’t knowContinue reading “Diamond Caverns & The Cave Wars”