Louisville KY ... Churchill Downs during the 1937 flood... photo by 'Courier-Journal' photographer H. Harold Davis ...
The Boils at McConnell Springs Park, Lexington, KY. Water gushing up from a natural spring in an area used as a quarry in the early years of the city's settling. The stream it forms flows around to a sinkhole with another natural spring, called The Blue Hole. It's the site where Lexington, KY was founded.
MIDDLESBORO, KENTUCKY -The Henslee Settlement, a 1903 homestead community, lies within the confines of Middleboro's Cumberland Gap National Historic Park.
Middlesboro, KY gotta-sees
Kentucky, 1933: Nurse Mary B. Willeford from Frontier Nursing Service, visits patients: a woman and two young boys on log cabin porch, The woman is in the doorway and the boys are on the porch at the top of the steps with their hands in their pockets. There is light snow on the ground and roof and a line of laundry on the porch. -Herald-Post Collection
Nurse Mary B. Willeford, 1933. :: Herald-Post Collection
Barbourville is a 4th-class city in Knox County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 3,589 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Knox County. The city was formally established by the state assembly in 1812. It was incorporated in 1854 and then reincorporated in 1856. Union College and the Appalachian Children's Home are located in Barbourville.
Barbourville, Kentucky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A poor, cross-eyed boy from Kentucky, Bill Monroe created the hard-driving, high-lonesome genre known as bluegrass.
Bill Monroe: Celebrating The Father Of Bluegrass At 100
Hopemont, The Hunt Morgan Housebuilt in 1814 by Kentucky's first millionaire, John Wesley Hunt
Home to world-famous Kentucky barbecue and music legends, Bill Monroe, the Everly Brothers and W.C. Handy, the Bluegrass, Blues & Barbecue region of Kentucky invites you to travel the roads of tradition. Visit Bill Monroe's birthplace and learn more about him at the International Bluegrass Music Museum. Enjoy music festivals, Civil War re-enactments, Ellis Park Racetrack, Broadway shows, outdoor adventure and more.
Mountaineer's daughter and her mother enjoying the sorghum syrup at a neighbor's home during a "syrupping off," Breathitt County, KY, 1940. Library of Congress.
Marion Post Wolcott (American, 1910-1990) - Baptism in Triplett Creek, Rowan County, Kentucky 1940.