Bowling Green Kentucky

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Fruit of the Loom world headquarters

The freeway to Bowling Green was under construction. The two lanes were divided in a way that it was impossible to change lanes. If somebody broke down in one of the lanes you were all screwed since there was no way to drive around. Bowling Green is where you will find a Target and Walmart right next door to each other. This is also home to the Fruit of the Loom World Headquarters, but they do not have tours. One thing that just opened up in the city was the old train station which is now a rail museum. They had a large amount of exhibits, you could push a button and an old conductor would tell a story, then outside was a walkthrough tour of a few restored passenger cars. An interesting thing they said about travel in the south and north if you were black. In the south you could ride in coach or pay half price to ride in the baggage car. In the north they could only ride in the baggage. I always figured it would be the other way around. You learn something new every day. According to the history told around here, Kentucky was neutral, even though both sides fought each other here a lot. If the war ended in a permanent split, would Kentucky be its own country like Switzerland?

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Fruit of the Loom world headquarte…
Fruit of the Loom world headquart…
statue downtown
statue downtown
fountain downtown
fountain downtown
courthouse
courthouse
Train Station Museum
Train Station Museum
Dining Car
Dining Car
Kitchen
Kitchen
Bowling Green
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