Kentucky The Bluegrass state
Facts! • In the bluegrass region there is a grass that produces tiny blue flowers on the blade which makes certain fields of grass look blue. • More than 40% of Kentucky is still wooded. • Most Kentuckians are protestants.
Natural Resources • Wood • Oil • Tobacco
State Symbols • State tree is Kentucky coffee tree • The state animal is the gray squirrel • The state fish is the Kentucky bass
Major Attractions • Cumberland falls , 2nd largest waterfall in America. • Mammoth caves, largest cave system in the world. • Kentucky Derby • Lincoln Heritage house.
Geography • The state can be divided into three sections. • Overall Kentucky has woodlands , hills , and caves.
Governor • The governor is Steve Beshear • Was elected in 2007 • Has been married since 1969 • Has two sons
Famous People Muhammad Ali • Born in Louisville , Kentucky • Famous boxer • Only one with a Hollywood star of fame that is not located on the sidewalk Abraham Lincoln • Was president of the U.S.A. • Was an accomplished wrestler was defeated once in about 300 matches. Daniel Boone • American explorer • Blazed trail to frontier
Bibliography Page • http://www.worldlicenseplates.com • http://www.scbs.org/2013/05/06/new-and-renewed-festivals-expand-bluegrass-options-for-northern-california-fans/bluegrass-mammouth-lakes-festival/ • http://www.jonestreeandlawn.com/services/kentucky_coffee.htm • http://governor.ky.gov/about/Pages/default.aspx • http://www.biography.com/people/muhammad-ali-9181165 • http://www.usmint.gov/mint_programs/50sq_program/