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Fulton, Kentucky (Images of America Series)

Fulton, Kentucky (Images of America Series)

by Elizabeth R. Jones
     
 

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Located in the southwestern part of the state, Fulton, Kentucky was first known as Pontotoc by the native Chickasaw Indians. The town was founded in 1828, along with its sister city, South Fulton, Tennessee, when Benjamin Franklin Carr purchased 160 acres from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The town was labeled the "end of the line" by the federal government due

Overview


Located in the southwestern part of the state, Fulton, Kentucky was first known as Pontotoc by the native Chickasaw Indians. The town was founded in 1828, along with its sister city, South Fulton, Tennessee, when Benjamin Franklin Carr purchased 160 acres from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The town was labeled the "end of the line" by the federal government due to its pivotal position at the termination point of the Paducah-Memphis rail-all mail sent to the region was addressed as such. Images of America: Fulton follows the agricultural and industrial development of the region, and provides local folklore as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738516998
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
01/19/2005
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author


Author Elizabeth R. Jones, an avid history enthusiast, is a mother of three and an advanced practice nurse. The author will donate all proceeds of this volume to her local Heritage Committee, a group that takes an active role in preserving the history of the Twin Cities for the next generation.

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