“It was important to my dad as he knew how important agriculture is to the economy of our state,” said Linda Breathitt, who took part in a ceremony Wednesday marking the 50th anniversary of the National Farm Machinery Show.
Breathitt was the 51st Governor of Kentucky, serving from 1963 to 1967. “His comment 50 years ago was that this (NFMS) has tremendous potential,” said his daughter. “I don’t think he would believe how it’s grown to take up the whole fairgrounds. He would be thrilled.”
Listen to an interview with Linda after Wednesday’s ribbon cutting here: Linda Breathitt, daughter of late Kentucky Gov. Ned Breathitt