Kentucky became the 15th state on June 1, 1792.
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The history of Kentucky spans thousands of years, and has been influenced by the state's diverse geography and central location. It was the 15th US state, ...

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Among the best-known was Daniel Boone, who in 1775 extended the path west by marking out Wilderness Road, which became the major route for American pioneers. The Kentucky History Center in Frankfort provides an authentic picture of the state's heritage from prehistoric... More »
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Kentucky was the first region west of the Allegheny Mountains to be settled by American pioneers. James Harrod established the first permanent settlement at ...

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