Lexington, Kentucky: Queen of the Bluegrass (The Making of America Series)

Lexington, Kentucky: Queen of the Bluegrass (The Making of America Series)

by Randolph Hollingsworth
     
 

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In the heart of central Kentucky Bluegrass country, Lexington boasts a long, proud history reaching far back before this "Horse Capital of the World" reared its first thoroughbred. Early Lexingtonians built an intellectual and economic center from their frontier outpost and quickly claimed the first college, newspaper, and millionaire west of the

Overview


In the heart of central Kentucky Bluegrass country, Lexington boasts a long, proud history reaching far back before this "Horse Capital of the World" reared its first thoroughbred. Early Lexingtonians built an intellectual and economic center from their frontier outpost and quickly claimed the first college, newspaper, and millionaire west of the Alleghenies--among many other firsts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738524665
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
12/03/2004
Series:
Making of America Series
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,198,349
Product dimensions:
6.74(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.49(d)

Meet the Author


An award-winning educator for more than 25 years, Lexington native Randolph Hollingsworth earned her Ph.D. in American history from the University of Kentucky and currently serves on the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education as development director for Kentucky Virtual University.

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