The first hemp crop in Kentucky was grown on Clark’s Run Creek near Danville in 1775 by Archibald McNeill. Boyle County later became one of the top ten hemp producing counties in the state. Today, this marker 

stands in front of the Boyle County Courthouse. Click here to learn more about Boyle County hemp history.

First Crop

Historical Marker #1279

330 W. Main St., Danville, KY 40422

Kentucky Hemp Heritage Alliance, Inc.    

P.O. Box 1296 

Lexington, Kentucky 40588

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