I take with me Kentucky, embedded in my brain and heart,
In my flesh and bone and blood,
Since I am Kentucky and Kentucky is part of me.
- Jesse Stuart
The Kentucky Society of Washington, founded in 1912 is an organization that promotes goodwill, fellowship, and amicable relations among Kentuckians in the National Capital Region. The Society was formed to preserve and perpetuate the history and traditions of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. These ideals are promoted through numerous social, educational, and charitable functions each year.