Kentucky: 225 Years on the MoveVisit Website
Exhibit traces the history of transportation in Kentucky by telling the story of how people interacted with various modes of transportation as well as highlighting Kentucky-made artifacts including a 1943 Ford GWP (Jeep) used during World War II, the first Bowling Green built Corvette, and the one-millionth U.S. built Toyota Camry. Other artifacts include 1800s era mile markers, a horse-drawn sleigh, Mammoth Cave Stagecoach, early 19th century riding breeches and a 1935 Allis-Chalmers WC tractor. The exhibit is part of the regular Museum self-guided tour and is open daily, 8am-5pm CT.
Kentucky celebrates a milestone anniversary in 2017 – it has been 225 years since its admittance as a state into the Union. Originally a part of Virginia, “the Kentucky County” became the 15th state on June 1, 1792. Kentucky will be celebrating the milestone anniversary throughout the next year with related events being listed online at ky225.com.