If you have not heard or seen the news there is a new mural in Historic Downtown Elizabethtown! On the side of J. Bradley's you will see eight famous Kentuckians. I'm sure you know who they are, but in the South it's only appropriate to introduce people, so keep reading for fun facts about awesome people!


Anna Mac Clark

Anne Mack Clarke was born in Lawrenceburg, KY on June 20th, 1919. She became the first African American woman to be a commanding officer of an otherwise all White regiment. For more...

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Marsha Norman

Marsha Norman was born in Louisville, KY on September 21, 1947. In 1983 she received a Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play "'night Mother."

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Moneta Sleet JR

Moneta Sleet Jr. was born on February 14, 1926, in Owensboro, Kentucky. He was the first African American man to win the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography and the first African American...

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Willa Brown

Willa Brown was born in Glasgow, Kentucky on Jannuary 22, 1906. She was the first African American woman to earn a pilot's license in the United States, the first African American woman to...

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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was born in Hodgenville, KY, on February 12, 1809. He was the 16th President of the United States. Lincoln was president during the Civil War and wrote the 13th amendment...

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Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was born in Louisville, KY on January 17, 1942. He was a professional boxer, nicknamed The Greatest, Ali is considered one of the most significant and celebrated sporting...

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Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn was born in Butcher Hollow, Ky, on April 14, 1932. She is a famous singer-songwriter and has won many awards for her songs and 1980 biographical film.

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There you have it! Enjoy Etown's most famous and newest mural, show us your pics by using #touretown.