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Across Kentucky

The two things that in the minds of most Americans firmly associate with the state of Kentucky are fried chicken and derby. We did not have the fortune of attending the second—through no fault of our own—but we visited the very birthplace of the first. 671 more words

Linda Fortner Burke, RN, BSN, MSN

Linda Fortner Burke, RN, BSN, MSN, is a well-versed registered nurse who works at The Kentucky Department for Public Health headquartered in Frankfort, Kentucky. Public health nurses or community health nurses integrate community involvement and knowledge about the entire population with personal, clinical understandings of the health and illness experiences of individuals and families within the population. 178 more words


Mini Biography: Maria Sibylla Merian

Birth: April 2, 1647
Death: Jan. 13, 1717
Nationality: German
Born in Frankfort, Merian’s father was an engraver and although he died when she was only 3 her mother married again – this time to the flower and still life painter, Jacob Marrel. 264 more words