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Why is Kentucky called the Bluegrass State?

Kentucky sets its nickname from the bluish tinted grass that grows in the State. “The Bluegrass State” is a popular nickname for the state of Kentucky. The name comes from the unusual bluish-stemmed grass with its dusty blue blossoms that grows in many parts of the state. The state’s name probably comes from the Indian …

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