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True or False?
- What major fast food chain has its corporate office in Louisville?
- What is the official symbol of the city of Louisville?.
- What is the name of the 296-acre Victorian era National Cemetery and arboretum located on Baxter Avenue?
And here are the answers:
- KFC—(Kentucky Fried Chicken) KFC was founded by Colonel Harland Sanders, of course. Its headquarters is located at 1441 Gardiner Lane, in a three-story colonial style building known also as the “White House” due to its resemblance to the US president’s home. (Extra credit if you knew that KFC is the world’s second-largest restaurant chain–as measured by sales–after McDonald’s.)
- The fleur-de-lis—The stylized lily composed of three petals bound together near their bases is long associated with the French crown. The current version of the seal of Louisville reads “Louisville – Jefferson County” in a circle around a single fleur-de-lis with two stars and includes the year 1778.
- Cave Hill Cemetery—City fathers acquired the land for the cemetery 170 years ago from part of an old farm of the Johnston family. More than 200 Confederate soldiers are buried in Section “O” of Cave Hill Cemetery and it is also the final resting place of Colonel Sanders, Muhammad Ali and George Rogers Clark. Cave Hill was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. It’s also added to the National Register in 1998.
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