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  1. Kentucky By Mrs. Smith

  2. Kentucky By Mrs. Smith

  3. Kentucky By Mrs. Smith

  4. Major Cities • Frankfort • Louisville • Lexington • Owensboro

  5. Major Cities • Louisville • Lexington -Fayette • Owensboro • Frankfort – capital (7th largest city)

  6. Places to Visit • Churchill Downs – Kentucky Derby • Mammoth Caves • Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park • Land Between the Lakes

  7. Famous Kentuckians • Rosemary Clooney – actress and singer • Jefferson Davis – president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War • Mary Todd Lincoln and Abraham Lincoln • John James Audubon – “Birds of America” • Diane Sawyer – TV news reporter

  8. Fast Facts • The Kentucky Derby is the oldest continuously held horse race in the country • The Bluegrass Country around Lexington is home to some of the world's finest racehorses • Chevrolet Corvettes are manufactured in Bowling Green • The first Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant owned and operated by Colonel Sanders is located in Corbin • The song "Happy Birthday to You" was the creation of two Louisville sisters in 1893