Monday, February 2, 2015


We just learned about the US state of Kansas.

Kentucky is a state in the southern midwest part of the US.

It's nickname is the Bluegrass state because there is a type of grass that grows there that looks a little bit blue.
It's motto is: United we stand, divided we fall and Deo gratiam habeamus (Let us be grateful to God).

(from: wikipedia - kentucky)

The flag of Kentucky is blue, with the state seal in the middle.
The state seal is two men shaking hands, one is a pioneer and the other is in a suit.
There are goldenrod flowers around the circle, and that is the state flower.

(from: wikipedia - flag of kentucky)

The biggest horse race in the USA is called the Kentucky Derby, held every year in Louisville, Kentucky.

(from: wikipedia - kentucky derby)

Mammoth Cave in Kentucky is the longest cave system in the world.
There are over 400 miles of passageways in the caves.

(from: wikipedia - mammoth cave national park)

The famous Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants were started by a man named Harland Sanders, who would later be known as Colonel Sanders.

(from: wikipedia - colonel sanders)

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