Kentucky is known as the “Bluegrass State” for its unique, cool season pasture grass.  Its very name evokes stories of coal mining, horse racing, moonshine, bluegrass music, tobacco and bourbon.  But did you know Kentucky also boasts the world’s largest cave system, or the longest set of navigable waterways in the continental United States?

Kentucky has many stories to tell, from the Appalachian tragedy A Mother’s Love to Ambrose Bierce’s terrifying The Boarded Window.  Read and listen to more Kentucky stories below.