Kentucky was the 15th state to join the union. It became a state on June 1, 1792.
Capital - Frankfort
Abbreviation - KY
Nickname - Bluegrass State
Motto - "United we stand, divided we fall "
Song - My Old Kentucky Home
Bird - Cardinal
Flower - Goldenrod
Insect - Viceroy Butterfly
Area - approximately 40,411 square miles
Websites for studying about Kentucky
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From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Kentucky
Mr. Donn has been online for as long as I can remember and he has one of the largest collections of social studies resources available. This is his collection of Kentucky resources.
From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.
Facts & Trivia about Kentucky
Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Kentucky
Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Kentucky.
Kentucky Virtual Field Trips