In this installment of “24 Hours in …” our writer visits Berea and gives you the scoop on what to do, where to eat, what to see and where to stay. more

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In the early 20th century, Katherine Pettit and May Stone began educational and community assistance programs in eastern Kentucky that have had a lasting impact. more


Kentucky boasts a spirited selection of haunted walking tours. more

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Today the site of an impressive farmers market and trendy eateries, Lexington’s Cheapside has a sinister history more

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Henry Clay

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The legacy of Henry Clay, one of Kentucky’s most influential statesmen more



Guy Mendes

Authors who embody the character and culture of our state more


Were it not for Kentuckian Garrett Morgan, traffic lights as we know them might not exist more

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Photos courtesy of University of Kentucky Special Collections, The Belle Brezing Photographic Collection, 1868-1983

From humble beginnings, Lexington madam makes a name and a fortune for herself more

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Guerilla activity, and the extreme actions taken to suppress it, plunged the Commonwealth into turmoil more

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The Black Patch Tobacco War of western Kentucky more


Writer Brock Booher motorcycles to 21 county seats and revs up a reconnection with his home state more

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There's no business like show business, and show business is great for the Bluegrass State. Here's a list of movies filmed in Kentucky. more

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Victor Mature was the biggest male star of Hollywood's Golden Age to hail from Kentucky. more

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The Sailor’s Log

We shouldn’t forget that we’re surrounded by those who have risked their lives—lost their limbs—for the freedoms we often take for granted. more

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A presidential military aide and an ophthalmologist were among the unlucky on the RMS Titanic more



Photos by David Toczko

Louisville's 296-acre landmark is home to a nationally recognized arboretum, amazing artwork and is the final resting place for famous Kentuckians more


Once hubs of commerce and community, not all of Kentucky’s mills have been lost to antiquity. more

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In celebration of Kentucky Monthly's 15th Anniversary, we glance at a few other Kentucky icons and where they stood at 15. more


Judge Joseph Holt, postmaster general and secretary of war under President Buchanan, was appointed by President Lincoln as the nation's first judge advocate general. His Breckinridge County home is undergoing a complete restoration. more



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The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky preserves the stories of our Commonwealth and its people. more


Frontier Nursing University graduates answer the call of today’s health care challenges more

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