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Cooper's Hawk Family Sets Up Home In City Park
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John James Audubon
John James Audubon was America's foremost naturalist and illustrator of bird. Audubon moved to Kentucky in 1807 to become a Louisville merchant. He later moved the business to Henderson, Kentucky. While living in Kentucky, Audubon's interest in drawing grew. In 1810, Alexander Wilson, a noted painter of birds visited Kentucky. When Audubon saw Wilson's work, he decided that his paintings were just as good if not better than Wilson's. Hence, his career began.
John Audubon is forever honored as a famous Kentuckian at the John James Audubon Memorial Museum at John James Audubon State Park in Henderson, Kentucky.
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