The first comprehensive reference work to pull together facts about the people, places, things, and events that have made Kentucky both a seedbed of change and a place where tradition plays an honored role. More than 2, 000 entries reflect all areas of the Commonwealth and span the time from prehistoric settlement to today's headlines, recording Kentucky's achievements in art, architecture, business, education, politics, religion, science and sports. Biographical essays on the state's major political figures and descriptions of each county and county seat highlight this volume. A handy, informative reference for both the researcher and casual reader.abling acts more or less tracked the ten Kentucky conventions that met from 1784 to 1792. ... Vocational education in Kentuckya#39;s secondary schools began with the establishment in 1893 of the Du Pont Manual High School in Louisville.
|Title||:||The Kentucky Encyclopedia|
|Author||:||John E. Kleber|
|Publisher||:||University Press of Kentucky - 2015-02-05|