World Championship Horse Show
Kentucky is famous for breeding horses. The state is a home to the horses and is revealed through the World Championship Horse Show i.e. held in conjunction with Miniature Horse Show and Quarter Horse Show at the State Fair. If you get to visit this State Fair then you can enjoy seeing the cute horses. Your kids (if any) would love to see these horses for sure.
Kentucky Produces Pots For Your Use
In the list of Union, 2 states namely California and Kentucky are among the pinnacle of 5 global producers of pot horticulture in outdoor and indoor. Hemp grows up naturally throughout the state including interstate medians. Climbers going to the National Forest of Daniel Boone should be careful enough while backtracking as the pot farms usually are being implanted with mines.
Kentucky Or Bluegrass State
Kentucky is often called by the name of Bluegrass State. Don’t be surprised. The state is being given the nickname owing to the bluegrass that is found in several pastures. This is because of fertile soil found in the regions of Kentucky. Bluegrass Region situated in the Central Kentucky is among the chief regions housing 2 big cities namely Lexington and Louisville. A land with full of resources and varied environments inclusive of the Mammoth Cave National Park (largest cave system in the world), 2 biggest manmade lakes at the east of Mississippi River, navigable streams and waterways in the USA.
Blue Grass Heritage Museum
If you have an interest in paranormal things then you can visit the Blue Grass Heritage Museum which is one of the haunted places situated in Kentucky. Presently it is a museum but initially it had been a full-scale medical health centre in Winchester. It is enough to think about the horrible pictures they bring. Documentaries have been filmed here on the doors getting unlocked and things moving in here and there. Stories also have been heard about the footsteps, screams and voices talking. Haunting things mainly take place on 3rd floor with plenty of footsteps and orbs.
Funny but is true. Kentucky has got blue people living in there. It is the story about Fugates living in Troublesome Creek. Fugates had been an extensive family residing in eastern part of Kentucky which is now known as the Troublesome Creek. Many family members suffered from hereditary methemoglobinemia which is caused owing to the deficiency in enzyme that let the individual’s blood turn blue instead of arterial red. So, they are purple or tinted blue in colour than pink.
The Famous Bourbon Whiskey
Kentucky is mainly popular for the bourbon whiskey. However, many people residing in the state are unaware of the fact that a minister (a Baptist) has invented the bourbon whiskey. During the 18th century, there had been the practice of barter system because of scarcity of cash. It was known as the Bourbon County wherein the local mister received more amounts of tithes in grains than he could resell or eat. The minister and Elijah Craig (his cheapskate) thought to burn inside of oak barrels by ageing his whiskey which introduced the famous bourbon whiskey.
How can one forget about the Derby Race in Kentucky? It stands among the trendy races of 3 pedigree races in America. The Derby race takes place usually on first Saturday of May at the Louisville’s Churchill Downs drawing well-dressed 150,000 racing maniacs on an average every year.
There are more things making Kentucky special out of which few are stated above.