June 1, 1792.
The history of Kentucky spans thousands of years, and has been influenced by
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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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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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The Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History has been the headquarters for
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