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Kentucky University Leaves Ashland

YOU ARE HERE -> 1870s

From such grand and glorious beginnings, John Bryan Bowman’s vision for Kentucky University began to unravel in the 1870s.  The details of the troubles he and the university encountered could—and has—filled volumes.  842 more words


Kentucky Native Cafe 

Get ready. This is the coolest concept for a restaurant that I have ever been to. It’s my new favorite place to go while visiting family, and I would go all the time if I lived closer. 187 more words


3Kyladies reblogged this on Everything Kentucky! and commented:

The Kentucky native cafe is a true urban oasis in the middle of downtown Lexington

Ashland's Opening Day

YOU ARE HERE -> 1950

Ashland, the Henry Clay estate, has since the early nineteenth century been an important American historic site.  During Clay’s lifetime (1777-1852), the estate was often equated with the man and ‘Ashland’ became a household word.  906 more words


Ashland: Unsurpassed for Party-Giving

YOU ARE HERE -> 1880s-1890s

Henry Clay’s granddaughter Anne Clay McDowell and her husband Major Henry Clay McDowell became famous for the “bounteous hospitality of Ashland,” as the… 1,085 more words


Civil War at Ashland's Door

YOU ARE HERE -> 1861-1865

Henry Clay’s great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Clay Blanford (1904-1999), in a 1987 interview, revealed some evocative information about the Civil War at Ashland.  864 more words


Maker Monday - DRock Press

Last year, at the Fall Bloomington Handmade Market, we juried in this interesting fella with these interesting prints, pillas, and tees. And I adored them! I always feel a little bit weird approaching our makers from the Market to sell in the shoppe, but hey – what are they gonna do, say no? 474 more words

Mortality Monday: Killing people with your car

The default speed limit on all of Kentucky’s state maintained highways is 55 mph. You can find this in KRS 189.390 (3)

(3) The speed limit for motor vehicles on state highways shall be as follows, unless conditions exist that require lower speed for compliance with subsection (2) of this section, or the secretary of the Transportation Cabinet establishes a different speed limit in accordance with subsection (4) of this section:

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