Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Fact of the Day: Kentucky Ford

While the capital of Kentucky, Frankfort's name origin isn't certain most reference it to a place in the 1780s. A crossing was named in honor of a man called Stephen Frank, and it was called Frank's Ford. The name was apparently mistakenly called Frankfort later on. 

15 comments:

  1. It's good to know how places got their names.

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  2. I think this is interesting, too. Happy New Year, Adam!

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  3. Happy New Year, Adam, to you and Daisy and all the family

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  4. Thanks so much for your sweet words, they made my day!

    Have a great new year,
    -Kati

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  5. Happy new year, easy mistake I suppose

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  6. I did not know this. If I'm ever on Jeopardy I'll need to split my winnings with you for providing much of this information. Happy New Year.

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  7. Funny how some mistakes just stick!

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  8. Very interessant ! Your photo is beautiful :)

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