Lexington: Queen of the Bluegrass

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In the heart of central Kentucky Bluegrass country, Lexington boasts a long, proud history reaching far back before this "Horse Capital of the World" reared its first thoroughbred. Early Lexingtonians built an intellectual and economic center from their frontier outpost and quickly claimed the first college, newspaper, and millionaire west of the Alleghenies—among many other firsts.
ISBN: 9780738524665
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Kentucky
Series: Making of America
Images: 200
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6.75 (w) x 9.75 (h)
An award-winning educator for more than 25 years, Lexington native Randolph Hollingsworth earned her Ph.D. in American history from the University of Kentucky and currently serves on the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education as development director for Kentucky Virtual University.
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