Hardin County

Hardin County

by Meranda L. Caswell
     
 

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The history of Hardin County is defined by such notable figures as John Hardin, the Revolutionary War colonel for whom the area is named, and Abraham Lincoln, who was born here in 1809. Today tourists and residents can visit historic sites that commemorate these individuals and those lesser-known, such as John Y. Hill, who built the stately home that is now the

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The history of Hardin County is defined by such notable figures as John Hardin, the Revolutionary War colonel for whom the area is named, and Abraham Lincoln, who was born here in 1809. Today tourists and residents can visit historic sites that commemorate these individuals and those lesser-known, such as John Y. Hill, who built the stately home that is now the Brown-Pusey House, a museum and library. In Images of America: Hardin County, vintage photographs depict the past of the county seat, Elizabethtown, and also that of the smaller towns of Colesburg, Glendale, Hardin Springs, and White Mills. Thecommunities of Stithton and Grahamton are pictured as theywere before being replaced by the Fort Knox Bullion Depository and military post. Featuring images from the Brown-Pusey House and the community, this volume takes readers down Dixie Highway to appreciate the historic towns and natural beauty of Hardin County.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439617298
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
05/31/2006
Series:
Images of America Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
49 MB
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Meet the Author

Author Meranda L. Caswell was born and raised in Elizabethtown and Hardin County. She is the former executive director of the Brown-Pusey House. As a research scientist, Meranda investigates historic records of the area, assisting historians, genealogists, and researchers. Images of America: Hardin County expands upon and supplements Meranda's first Arcadia book, Images of America: Elizabethtown.

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