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12691 170505-0506  Derby Results 2017 Kentucky Derby & Oaks May 5 and 6, 2017 Tickets, Events, News
Always Dreaming 2017 Kentucky Derby & Oaks May 5 and 6, 2017 Tickets, Events, News
Always Dreaming wins 143rd Kentucky Derby - YouTube
Home: 2017 Kentucky Derby & Oaks May 5 and 6, 2017 Tickets, Events, News
Visiting Lexington ahead of 2017 Kentucky Derby - YouTube

Kentucky Derby 2017 By the Numbers E! News - YouTube
HorseCenter - Kentucky Derby 2017 Picks & Analysis - YouTube
May 6, 2017, First Sat.  Kentucky Derby, Louisville, Kentucky at the Churchill Downs Racecourse (Triple Crown)
5861 140503  California Chrome winner Kentucky Derby 2014 California Chrome Wins 140th Kentucky Derby - YouTube
California Chrome Wins The Kentucky Derby To Start 2014 Triple Crown Chase (VIDEO)  (Huffington Post, Chris Greenberg, 05/03/2014)
The craziest hats of the Kentucky Derby - StyleList Photo Gallery
'Run for the Roses'! A look back at the 140-year-old Kentucky Derby - Slideshows and Picture Stories -
The Run for the Roses - Bing Images
Derby drinks: 4 bourbon cocktails beyond the mint julep - Food -  Dana McMahan, 05/02/2014
Horses in hats! Racing season starts with some equine fashion fun - Slideshows and Picture Stories -
Kentucky Derby - Wikipedia: The race is known as "The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports" or "The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports" for its approximate duration, and is also called "The Run for the Roses" for the blanket of roses draped over the winner.

5852 140502  First Sat. May 3, 2014  Kentucky Derby, Louisville, Kentucky at the Churchill Downs Racecourse (Triple Crown)
Kentucky Derby 2014: Odds updated as of Friday afternoon  (, Charles Curtis, 05/02/2014)
Kentucky Derby 2014 Preview | The New York Times - YouTube
Orb Wins the 2013 Kentucky Derby - YouTube
2013 Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands Race Replay - YouTube

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Louisville |  Lexington |  Owensboro  | Bowling Green |  Frankfort (Capital)
Louisville |  Lexington |  Owensboro  | Bowling Green | Covington  |  Frankfort (Capital)
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Tourism  |  Kentucky Tourism

Things to Do in Kentucky | Kentucky Tourist Attractions


Famous Kentuckians - Famous People in Kentucky

11460 160707  Update from the Ark Encounter Bow - YouTube
Life-size Noah’s Ark Ark Encounter  Ark encounter Grand Opening      July 7, 2016

Massive full-scale version of Noah's Ark comes to life in Kentucky |
Noah's Ark Comes to Life in Kentucky - YouTube
Drone video reveals colossal size of replica Noah's Ark Daily Mail Online - YouTube
Kentucky  |  Boats


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7987 141215  The Best Neighborhoods to See Holiday Lights in 2014 - via @Redfin  Christin Camacho, 12/10/2014
Top five neighborhoods in the U.S. for 2014:  1. Dyker Heights – Brooklyn, NY, 2. “Christmas Town” – McAdenville, NC, 3. Interlochen – Arlington, TX, 4. “Miracle on 34th Street” – Baltimore, MD, 5. Peacock Lane – Portland, OR
These Off-the-Beaten-Path Holiday Light Displays Will Blow Your Mind  Yahoo Travel, Leah Ginsberg, 12/09/2014
Brooklyn, N.Y., Clifton Mill, Ohio, Louisville, Ky., McAdenville, N.C., Richmond, Va., Portland, Ore., Bernville, Pa., Newport Beach, Calif., Branson, Mo., Baltimore, M.D., San Antonio, Texas
Christmas  |  America, States & D.C.

born November 2, 1734     Daniel Boone
Daniel Boone  videos
Daniel Boone - Wikipedia 
November 2, 1734 – September 26, 1820, an American pioneer, explorer, woodsman, and frontiersman, whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. Boone is most famous for his exploration and settlement of what is now Kentucky, ...
Daniel Boone Season3 Episode14 When a King is Pawn - YouTube
Kentucky Explorer - Kentucky Pioneers - Kentucky Explorers, Pioneers & Frontiersmen

born June 3, 1808    Jefferson Davis 
Jefferson Davis, videos
Jefferson Davis - Mini Biogrpahy - YouTube

Jefferson Davis - American Civil War -
The Tragic Life of Jefferson Davis - YouTube
Davis learns he is president - Feb 10, 1861 -
Jefferson Davis - Wikipedia 
June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889, an American politician who was a U.S. Representative and Senator from Mississippi, the 23rd U.S. Secretary of War, and the President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War....
Civil War  |  Kentucky

born February 12, 1809    Abraham Lincoln    #16
Abraham Lincoln Biography  Civil Rights Activist, Lawyer, U.S. Representative, U.S. President
From Wood Cabin to White House: An Abe Lincoln Timeline  (Info from Tyler)
Abraham Lincoln - Wikipedia  February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865, 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.
Kentucky  |  Indiana  |  Illinois
Abraham Lincoln    #16
Civil War

born December 24, 1809    "Kit" Carson
Kit Carson - Military Leader, Explorer, Folk Hero -
Kit Carson - Wikipedia  known for: Opening the American West to European settlement   --- 
Christopher Houston "Kit" Carson, December 24, 1809 – May 23, 1868, an American frontiersman. The few paying jobs he had during his lifetime included mountain man (fur trapper), wilderness guide, Indian agent, and American Army officer. Carson became a frontier legend in his own lifetime via biographies and news articles. Exaggerated versions of his exploits were the subject of dime novels. ...
PBS - THE WEST - Kit Carson
    James Polk    #11  
Kentucky  |  New Mexico

Earthquake rocks the American wilderness - Dec 16, 1811 -
1811–12 New Madrid earthquakes - Wikipedia
New Madrid, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas

New Madrid: The Earthquakes of 1811-1812 - YouTube
The New Madrid Fault could Reawaken at any Time- documentary 2015 - YouTube  

born December 13, 1818    Mary Todd Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln marries Mary Todd - Nov 04, 1842 -
Mary Todd Lincoln - U.S. First Lady Mini Bio BIO - YouTube
Mary Todd Lincoln | The White House
Mary Todd Lincoln - Wikipedia 
December 13, 1818 – July 16, 1882, the wife of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, and as such the First Lady of the United States from 1861 to 1865.
Lexington, Kentucky  |  Springfield, Illinois

Presidents:    Abraham Lincoln    #16 

11446 160704     born July 4, 1826    Stephen Foster  Stephen Foster
The Stephen Foster Story 2013 - YouTube
Stephen Foster songs - Nat Shilkret Salon Group - YouTube
Traditional American Song - Oh Susanna - YouTube
Way down upon the Suwannee River - YouTube
OLD FOLKS AT HOME - Original 1851 Verses - Tom Roush - YouTube
Suwannee River State Park - YouTube  Florida
My Old Kentucky Home - YouTube  Kentucky
Stephen Foster - Wikipedia 
July 4, 1826 – January 13, 1864, known as "the father of American music", an American songwriter primarily known for his parlor and minstrel music. Foster wrote over 200 songs; among his best-known are "Oh! Susanna", "Camptown Races", "Old Folks at Home", "My Old Kentucky Home", "Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair", "Old Black Joe", and "Beautiful Dreamer". Many of his compositions remain popular more than 150 years after he wrote them...
Stephen Foster Documentary - YouTube
Camptown Races - YouTube
Stephen Foster Memorial  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

born September 9, 1890    Colonel Sanders, KFC founder
Colonel Harland Sanders - Chef - video
KFC: Finger Lickin’ Good
Colonel Sanders - Wikipedia 
Colonel Harland David Sanders, September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980, an American businessman, best known for founding fast food chicken restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (now known as KFC) and later acting as the company's brand ambassador and symbol. His name and image are still symbols of the company.
Indiana  |  Kentucky

born April 14, 1932    Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn - Songwriter, Singer -

Loretta Lynn - Coal Miner's Daughter - YouTube
Loretta Lynn - Wikipedia 
born April 14, 1932, an American country music singer-songwriter with multiple gold albums over a career of almost 60 years.
Butcher Hollow, Kentucky - Wikipedia
Loretta Lynn - Topic - YouTube
Kentucky  |  Music

born January 17, 1942    Muhammad Ali  Muhammad Ali
The Outsized Life of Muhammad Ali - The New Yorker

Muhammad Ali - Amazing Speed - YouTube
Top 10 Muhammad Ali Best Knockouts HD - YouTube

Muhammad Ali: Float Like A Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee - YouTube
Muhammad Ali I am The Greatest (Inspirational Speeches) - YouTube

Louisville, Kentucky

born April 8, 1955    Barbara Kingsolver         
Barbara Kingsolver is born - Apr 08, 1955 -
Barbara Kingsolver - Wikipedia 
born April 8, 1955, an American novelist, essayist and poet. She was raised in rural Kentucky and lived briefly in the Congo in her early childhood.
The Poisonwood Bible - Wikipedia
Barbara Kingsolver - IMDb
Maryland  |  Kentucky

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