Kentucky sits snugly between the Appalachian Mountain to the East and the Mississippi River to the west. On June 1, 1792 Kentucky became the15th state to be admitted to the Union. Home of Abraham Lincoln, Daniel Boone (sort of - he loved it so much he decided to stay after leading a group of settlers through the country) and the Kentucky Derby - it is truly a state steeped in tradition. The capital city is Louisville (pronounced Louie-ville) and the state boasts almost 4.2 million people in an area of about 39,700 square miles.
When explorers and settlers began entering Kentucky in the mid-1700s, there were no permanent Native American settlements in the region. Instead, the country was used as common hunting grounds by Shawnees from the north and Cherokees from the south. The Iroquois also hunted there until 1768. The exploration of the area that would play aristocrat pokies online become Kentucky was made in 1750 by a scouting party led by Dr. Thomas Walker.
Kentucky is also home to Mammoth Cave National Park, a online roulette australia maze of underground tunnels and passageways that are part of the longest cave system in the world. Lots of little creatures live in the cave including bats, insects, online casinos no download and fish - all of which had been able to adapt to online roulette australia a life of total darkness.
The Kentucky Derby is a race held on the first Saturday in May for thoroughbred horses. It is the first leg in the Triple Crown, a series of races that include the Derby, the Preakness in Maryland, and the Belmont in New York. The cities of Lexington and Louisville are famous for their excellent breeding programs and racing traditions.
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