Friday, June 24, 2011

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Name the first SEC player to make the all-conference team in basketball and football?

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

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Which city is higher in elevation Lexington or Louisville?

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

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What Shelby County tavern is famous for its Southern specialties?

Monday, June 20, 2011

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What were Confederate troops led by General John Hunt Morgan nicknamed?

Sunday, June 19, 2011

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What Maysville singer became famous during the big band era?

Russell Theatre, 9 East Third Street, Maysville, Kentucky
Collection on Lafayette Studios

Saturday, June 18, 2011

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Louisville was never the site of any Civil War battles. True of false?Nick Barton, Civil War veteran
Doris Ulmann Photographic Collection, 1915-1925

Friday, June 17, 2011

Thursday, June 16, 2011

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What authors are noted for their guides to Kentucky plants and wildflowers?

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

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Who won the first Boys State High School Basketball tournament held in 1918?

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

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True of false, Daniel Boone died in Kentucky?

(Handwritten Note On Verso - Natural Chapel, Camp Daniel Boone, Kentucky. Y.W.C.A. Period, August 1918. No Postmark)

Postcard Collection, circa 1890-1990

Monday, June 13, 2011

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Iroquois Hunt Club is located in what county?

Blessing of the Hounds (Iroquois Hunt Club) Collection on Lafayette Studios

Sunday, June 12, 2011

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The capital of Nevada is named for what early Kentucky scout?

(The postcard image above depicts Reno, not the capital of Nevada - James Edwin Ed Weddle Photographic Collection 1948-1981 )

Saturday, June 11, 2011

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Goodman-Paxton Photographic Collection, 1934-1942

What three Northern Kentucky counties make up one of the most populated areas of the state?

Friday, June 10, 2011

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What color is bourbon before it is aged?

Thursday, June 9, 2011

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Wealthy industrialist T. Colman duPont donated the land for what Kentucky State Park?

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

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What famous general did Don Carlos Buell save at Shiloh?

Monday, June 6, 2011

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What Kentucky horse breeder and business left an estate of almost $15 million when he died in 1914?

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Shropshire Collection, 1947-1959

In what direction is a horse race run, clockwise or counterclockwise?

Saturday, June 4, 2011

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Where was the first federal narcotics sanitarium located?

Friday, June 3, 2011

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University of Kentucky Postcard Collection,
circa 1890-1990

Who founded the first permanent settlement in Kentucky?

Thursday, June 2, 2011

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Jefferson Davis (1808-1889); President of Confederate States of America

Mt. Sterling Library Association Photographic Collection, 1861-1880

Who opposed his daughter Sarah's marriage to Jefferson Davis?

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

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Recently we came across a group of cards each containing five questions about Kentucky history called the Kentucky Game. We thought it would be fun to post a question a day and give the answer the following day. Let's see how you do...

What Famous food critic lent his name to a line of food products?