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Richmond – Rich in History

Richmond, founded in 1798, is full of history from the pioneer settlers, to the Civil War and beyond.  With such a rich history, and thriving restaurant and retail scene, Richmond has long been a magnet for visitors. When thinking of Kentucky History, most of the notable characters have called Richmond their home.  We are blessed […]

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The KY All “A” Classic is coming back to EKU

The Kentucky All “A” Classic is coming back to Eastern Kentucky University! January 24th -28th, 2018 www.allaclassic.org Eastern hosted the small-school basketball tournament for boys’ and girls’ teams from 1991 to 2011. The Frankfort Convention Center has hosted the event the past six years. The decision, which followed a meeting of the All “A” Classic Board […]

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Fort Boonesborough – Where History Comes Alive

The 1778 Siege of Boonesborough The 1778 Siege of Boonesborough was an important battle of the American Revolutionary War. It serves as a reminder to everyone of the great efforts made, and hardships endured by the early Settlers, Surveyors, Farmers, Militia members, Traders, Hunters, Trappers, Scouts, and others. The Native Americans who were involved had […]

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History of the Irvinton House

The Irvinton House 345 Lancaster Avenue, Richmond KY (CA. 1820/1870) Architecture: Irvinton’s brick facade was initially designed in the Federal style.  It contained live bays and interior end chimneys projected upward from a low hipped roof.  Between 1830 and 1835 Col. Irvine added the two-story ell on the east side.  The two bay windows, decorative […]

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