ExploreKYHistory

A project by Kentucky Historical Society

The Kentucky Historical Society invites you to explore Kentucky history online and on the road with the new "ExploreKYHistory" smartphone app! "ExploreKYHistory" takes the stories behind our community-driven historical markers, adds related items from the KHS collections and combines it into a historical tour of our Commonwealth.

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Recent Stories

Historical Marker #1828 notes the town of Millerstown, which was settled before 1800.

Millerstown is the oldest settlement in Grayson County. Founded by Jacob Miller in the late eighteenth century,…

Historical Marker #1741 notes some important landmarks in Leitchfield, the county seat of Grayson County.

Founded in 1810, Leitchfield was named for Major David Leitch of Campbell County. Leitch…

Historical Marker #1634 marks the earliest brick residence in Grayson County, as well as one of the oldest brick structures in west-central Kentucky.

The Jack Thomas House was originally a…

Historical Marker #1602 marks one of the oldest brick houses in Grayson County.

The transitional Greek Revival house located in Rogers Springs was built in 1847 by Benjamin Lone Rogers. Rogers was…