Historical Marker #2457 in Lincoln County commemorates the history of the Stanford Female College, which provided local young women, as well as those from other towns and states, a college education. The Stanford Female Seminary was incorporated…

Historical Marker #2440 in Fayette County commemorates Halley Field, Lexington’s first airport, located on Meadowthorpe Farm. Meadowthorpe was a well-known stock farm owned by Jacob Hostetter. A two-story Greek Revival house was built on the…

Historical Marker #1731 commemorates Godman Field, an army airfield in Hardin County, which was established in October 1918 for the 29th Aero Squadron for World War I at Camp Knox. Its initial mission was to support Army forces at Fort Knox. After…

Glengarry Field/Cool Meadow Historical Marker #2439 in Fayette County commemorates Glengarry Field/Cool Meadow, the second airport in Lexington. With the development of larger multi-engine aircrafts and the restrictions on runway lengths, Halley…

Historical Marker #2343 commemorates American Airlines flight #383, which crashed in Boone County on November 8, 1965, as it was landing at the Greater Cincinnati Airport in Constance. American Airlines flight 383, a Boeing 727, was a non-stop…

Historical Marker #1901in Louisville commemorates the importance of Bowman Field and aviation in Kentucky. The need for an airport in Louisville began developing in 1910, when Glenn Curtiss flew a pusher-type aircraft from Churchill Downs.…

Historical Marker #2252 in Jefferson County commemorates the Aero Club of Louisville, the oldest continuously operating Aero Club in the United States. On October 26, 1922, 18 men met in the offices of Mayor Huston Quinn to form the Aero Club of…

Historical Marker #2440 in Fayette County commemorates Halley Field, Lexington’s first airport, located on Meadowthorpe Farm. Meadowthorpe was a well-known stock farm owned by Jacob Hostetter. A two-story Greek Revival house was built on the…

Historical Marker #1731 commemorates Godman Field, an army airfield in Hardin County. This airfield, established in October 1918 during World War I, was built for the 29th Aero Squadron at Camp Knox. The airfield initially supported Army forces…

Historical Marker #2439 in Fayette County commemorates Glengarry Field/ Cool Meadow, the second airport in Lexington, and Fasig-Tipton, America's oldest Thoroughbred auction company. With the development of larger multi-engine aircrafts and the…

Historical Marker #2343 commemorates American Airlines flight #383, which crashed in Boone County on November 8, 1965, as it was landing at the Greater Cincinnati Airport in Constance. American Airlines flight 383, a Boeing 727, N1996, was a…

Historical Marker #1901in Louisville commemorates the importance of Bowman Field and aviation in Kentucky. The need for an airport began developing in 1910, when Glenn Curtiss flew a pusher-type aircraft from Louisville's Churchill Downs. Interest…

Historical Marker #2252 in Jefferson County commemorates the Aero Club of Louisville, the oldest continuously operating Aero Club in the United States. On October 26, 1922, eighteen men met in the offices of Mayor Huston Quinn to form the Aero…

Historical Marker #2428 commemorates the history of the O.F.C.-Stagg Distillery in Franklin County. Perhaps the most remarkable man to enter the whiskey industry during the post-Civil War years was Colonel Edmund Haynes Taylor, Jr. Born in…

Historical Marker #2322 in Bowling Green commemoratesLillian H. South was born in Warren County, Kentucky, in 1879. The daughter of a doctor, she was educated in public schools and graduated from Potter College (now Western Kentucky University)…

Historical Marker #2406 commemorates Garden Hall, an elegant Georgian mansion located on Wapping Street in Frankfort. The home was built by Graham Vreeland, who was the founder, editor, and publisher of the "Frankfort State Journal." In October…

Historical marker #2394 in Boone County commemorates a daring prison escape made by Confederate cavalryman John Hunt Morgan. In November 1863, Morgan escaped from the Ohio State Penitentiary and crossed into Boone County, Kentucky. On July 31,…

Marker #2393 in Constance, Kentucky, commemorates the Anderson Ferry and the 1937 Flood in Boone County. On March 3, 1817, a ferry bond was issued to George Anderson to operate a ferry across the Ohio River. That year, Anderson bought the ferry…

Historical Marker #2387 in Harlan County commemorates the Pine Mountain Settlement School. William Creech, an early settler in the Pine Mountain valley, realized the need for a good school in the area. Creech had purchased seven hundred acres of…

Historical Marker #2385 in Louisville commemorates St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church, named for Francesca Romana who inspired women to pray, care for the sick, and feed the hungry. Frances was born in Rome to a noble family in 1384 and died in…

Historical Marker #2396 commemorates the Shelby Park Neighborhood, one of the areas in Louisville that was originally populated by German immigrants. This area of the city received one of the later waves of immigrants. In 1847, the upper third of…

Historical Marker #2383 in Marshall County commemorates Shelby McCallum, a businessman and public servant. Born in Jackson, Tennessee, on January 23, 1917, McCallum was raised in the nearby town of Humboldt. He graduated from Humboldt High School…

Historical Marker #2389 in Jefferson County commemorates the Naval Ordnance Plant and Naval Ordnance Station, called the "Gunsmiths to the Navy," which produced ordnance for the U.S. Navy during and after World War II. In 1940, the Department of…

Historical Marker #2384 commemorates the three Medal of Honor winners who were natives of Daviess County. John J. Given was born in Daviess County in 1840. He entered the U.S. Army in Cincinnati, Ohio, and fought in the Indian Campaigns…

Historical Marker #2390 in Campbell County commemorates Mary Boone Bryan, the wife of William Bryan and a sister of Daniel Boone. Mary was born in Pennsylvania and was the seventh child of Squire and Sarah M. Boone. She was about fourteen years…

Historical Marker #2391 in Boyle County commemorates the site of the Kirkland Home, which was one of the homes used by soldiers during the aftermath of the Battle of Perryville. Charles King Kirkland and Caroline Purdom Kirkland lived between the…

Historical Marker #2380 in Boone County commemorates the Crash of TWA Flight 694, which crashed two minutes after takeoff. Trans World Airlines Flight 694 departed Greater Cincinnati Airport en route to Cleveland, Ohio, at 9:02 a.m. on January 12,…

Historical Marker #2379 commemorates the life of Bishop John Monroe Moore, an important religious leader from Butler County. Moore was born on a farm near Morgantown on January 27, 1867. He began school at age seven and, at age seventeen,…

Historical Marker #2382 commemorates Bettie Taylor Phillips, one of Union County's most colorful citizens from the Civil War period. Bettie Taylor was born in Morganfield on April 6, 1830. In 1847, she married William S. Phillips of Uniontown.…

Historical Marker #670 commemorates Sandusky Station in Marion County, Kentucky. James Sodowsky (Sandusky) and his brother, Jacob, were members of Captain Isaac Hite's company of eleven adventurers who came to Kentucky in 1774. That May, they…