Fun Facts about Lexington Kentucky

Fun Facts about Lexington Kentucky

Lexington Public Library is home to the world’s largest ceiling clock, a five-story Foucault Pendulum and frieze. It was designed by lexington artist Adalin Wichman (who passed away in 2013).

Bobby Flay comes to check out Thoroughbreds he owns at Ashford Stud or to purchase horses at Keeneland Sales about 6 times a year.

When Man O’War dies in 1947, over 2000 people attended his funeral. His memorial is located at the Kentucky Horse Park.

Lexington has more than 30 street murals around town. This number continues to grow as does the art scene in Lexington.

Burgoo is made with beef and is one of the most famous local dishes in the area along with the Hot Brown.

Lexington is home to of of America’s Top 100 Beer Bars, The Beer Trappe in Chevy Chase.

Bluegrass Tavern in Cheapside Pavilion boasts a bourbon selection of more than 915 varieties. It has been recognized as one of the best bourbon bars in the south.

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