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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 32
The next house on the list is the Hunt-Morgan House. This brick built house at 201 North Mill Street has several claims to fame. It was originally built in 1814 for the first person to become a millionaire west of the Alleghenies. That was a hemp mer...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 31
Lexington is a fairly compact area for a city and a walk around the historic homes that are open will show a variety of architectural styles, as well as the stories of some of Lexington' s most influential families and individuals. Depending on when ...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 30
If you have been reading through this set of articles in sequence you might remember, that in part 25, I gave a list of some of the other things you might want to do. Well we actual did them and over the next sections of this article I will give you ...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 29
There are two other horse related places in the area that are worth talking about. Also if you’re not really into thoroughbreds but still like horses then these may even be a better option for you. The first is The Kentucky Horse Park...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 28
While the farms listed below may not have a resident Kentucky Derby winner they do each have their own unique history, local crafted barns and landscaping. Lane' s End Farm:- This farm has been compared in a number of places to a nati...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 27
Now if you are really into thoroughbred horses then you might want to arrange something more special. Most of the living Kentucky Derby Winners are retired to Bluegrass farms in the area. So what I have listed here are the farms and studs of ...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 26
Spectacular horse farms have been part of the Bluegrass Region since it was first settled, and so have horse farm visitors. There are about 450 horse farms in the region with about 150 in Lexington/Fayette County. They' re all working farms which mea...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 25
Before we set of exploring we read up on a brief history of the area in the hotels library. It seems that when European settlers arrived on the scene, the Bluegrass Region was in use as a hunting ground for many different Native American tribes. A fa...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 24
The previous day of our trip had taken us towards the edge of the Bourbon producing area as we headed to Lexington where we planned to have a look at some places that had produced so many winners. We are not particularly horse people but it would be ...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 23
The second day of this part of the trip saw us heading to Lawrenceburg which is just down the Bluegrass Parkway. Here you can join a tour at the Four Roses Distillery. You’re sure to enjoy the story behind this brand and the unique Spanish Mission st...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 22
Once you have a basic understanding of the processes involved in Bourbon production you can take the various tours and enjoy the tasting without the need to follow everything the guides are saying. As we were in Bardstown, aft...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 21
When master distiller Drew Kulsveen gets you to walk from the bright sunshine of a Kentucky day into the darkness of one of his storage barns, or rick houses as they are known locally, he asks a single question, “Can you smell that? ” ...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 20.
We decided that the best place to start our tour was to choose a smaller distillery with a more personal tour rather than go in a large group. This offered us the chance to interact with someone involved in the whole process and not just listen to a ...
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Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 19
Kentucky – a road trip through the state part 19. Now we get to the part that our palettes have been waiting for, a trip around some of the local distilleries. Just as it takes time for Kentucky Bourbon to reach perfection, you will a...
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Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 18
Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 18 In 1880 The Kentucky Distillers' Association was formed when 32 distillers met at the Galt House in Louisville. The original aim of the organisation was to protect our signature spirit...
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Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 15
Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 15 It is now time to start the part of the tour which looks at one of the two things that the state produces that has made it famous. The first is horses which we will see later but some ...
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Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 17
Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 17 It’s now standard practice to char the inside of the oak barrels that the spirit matures in but when did it start? The earliest record of this charring of a barrel can be found in a le...
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Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 16
Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 16 Over the next three parts of this article I have tried to cover some of the more important things that have happened which have affected the way the Bourbon industry has grown and matu...
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Monument Valley Part 3
Continued from Part 2 Before you decide to embark on the self guided tour, a word to the wise. The roads are unpaved and extremely rough, your car suspension is sure to suffer! In dry weather they are very, very, dusty and your car, an...
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Monument Valley Part 2
The entrance fee to the park is $20. 00 per car with up to four passengers, additional passengers are $6 per person and children under 6 go free. For the price of your admission you have the option of taking the seventeen mile self gu...
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