June 1, 1792.
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
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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 ...
History Early Exploration and Settlement When the Eastern seaboard of North
America was being colonized in the 1600s, Kentucky was part of the.
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