Places


  • Kentucky's Old State Capitol

    Kentucky’s first two capitol buildings burned. The building now known as the Old State Capitol or Old Statehouse, built in the same location as its predecessors, was dedicated in 1830. The Old Capitol is located in downtown Frankfort.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Lincoln Memorial

    This memorial, modeled after a Greek temple, was built to honor America’s 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. It is located at the west end of the National Mall in Washington D.C.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Pine Mountain

    Kentucky’s first state park, Pine Mountain, was established in 1924. Located in Pineville, Kentucky near the Cumberland Gap, Pine Mountain covers 1,159 acres and overlooks the Kentucky Ridge State Forest.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Red River Gorge

    Red River Gorge, a canyon system, is located in east-central Kentucky within the Daniel Boone National Forest. Named a National Natural Landmark, the area encompasses 44 square miles. Red River Gorge features more than 100 rock arches, the largest of which may be found in Natural Bridge State Park.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Statue of Liberty

    The full name of this 151-foot sculpture is “Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World.” France gave this famous symbol of freedom and democracy to the United States as a gesture of friendship.

    Grades: 6-12

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