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National Kentucky Day

National Kentucky Day – A Day for Kentuckians, held annually On October 19, National Kentucky Day recognizes the 15th state to be granted statehood. Kentucky became a State just prior to Tennessee, by four years.

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National Kentucky Day

Song: My Old Kentucky Home

Tree: Tulip Popular

Bird: Northern Cardinal

Rock: Kentucky Agate

Wild Animal: gray squirrel

Horse: Thoroughbred

Dance: Clogging

Beverage: Milk

Fish: Kentucky spotted bass

Flower: Goldenrod

Fruit: BlackBerry

Butterfly: Viceroy Butterfly

State Motto: “United We Stand, Divided We Fall,” adopted 1942

Official Latin Motto: “Deo gratiam habeamus” (“Let us be grateful to God”), adopted 20

Slogan: Kentucky Unbridled Spirit

Nickname: Bluegrass State

Became a state: June 1, 1792 (14th State to Join)

Commonwealth: Actually Kentucky is not a state, it is known as a commonwealth.



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My name is Steve Patterson and I am saved through the blood of Jesus Christ. I have been blogging at Courageous Christian Father since 2012, however, I have been blogging since around 2004. At church I help with the youth, van ministry, ushering or wherever else needed. Currently, I am working on my bachelors of theology. I am a father of an adult child. I work as a graphic designer. I also love listening to nothing but Christian Music. I am an Eagle Scout class of 1994. Once an Eagle, Always an Eagle.


  1. Heather says:

    Oh the sun shines bright on my old KY home…
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