Tucked in between the Green River and Dixie Highway sits the Woodson Home and Farmland, the site of two major Civil War battles, today known as the Battle for the Bridge.
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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.
Bill Monroe and Bluegrass Music
Sitting atop Jerusalem Ridge near Rosine, KY is the family home of William Smith “Bill” Monroe, the “Father of Bluegrass Music.” He was born near there on September 13, 1911. Bill was the youngest of eight children born to James Buchanan “Buck” and Malissa Vandiver Monroe. Buck was a farmer and saw mill operator, owningContinue reading “Bill Monroe and Bluegrass Music”
The Lexington Cemetery
As I stated in my previous blog post regarding Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, we originally planned to visit the Lexington Cemetery to see the cherry blossoms that were in bloom. Once I looked further, I then learned of the historical significance of this beautiful location. Lexington Beginnings Traveling from Fort Harrod in 1775, aContinue reading “The Lexington Cemetery”
Ashland – The Henry Clay Estate
This trip to Lexington truly began with cherry blossoms. There is a page I follow that focuses on Kentucky’s landscapes. Recently, many photographs were posted to that page of the most beautiful cherry blossoms in bloom at The Lexington Cemetery. Then and there, I decided we would make the trip to take our own photographs…Continue reading “Ashland – The Henry Clay Estate”