Kentucky History http://wuky.org en Map Of Boone's Trace Unveiled http://wuky.org/post/map-boones-trace-unveiled <p>A modern map marking the trail taken by pioneer Daniel Boone into central <font color="red">Kentucky</font> has been unveiled. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:18:22 +0000 Associated Press 50623 at http://wuky.org Map Of Boone's Trace Unveiled Camp Nelson Marking Anniversary, Civil War Days http://wuky.org/post/camp-nelson-marking-anniversary-civil-war-days <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — About 150 Civil War re-enactors from several states are expected this weekend in Jessamine County at Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park, which will mark its 150th anniversary.</span></p><p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">President Abraham Lincoln established the camp in June 1863, and it became an important recruiting and training center for black soldiers, with as many as 10,000 black troops training there.</span></p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 15:39:19 +0000 Associated Press 37038 at http://wuky.org Camp Nelson Marking Anniversary, Civil War Days Blue Licks Commemorates Signature Battle This Weekend http://wuky.org/post/blue-licks-commemorates-signature-battle-weekend <p>LEXINGTON, Ky.-- Hundreds of re-enactors and thousands of spectators will again descend on Blue Licks State Resort Park near Mount Olivet this weekend.&nbsp; They’ll be commemorating the 1782 battle that took place between a handful of pioneers and a heavily fortified contingent of British troops and Native Americans.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 13:36:57 +0000 Alan Lytle 36131 at http://wuky.org Blue Licks Commemorates Signature Battle This Weekend