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Cynthiana, Kentucky (Images of America Series)
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Cynthiana, Kentucky (Images of America Series)

by M. Britt Kennerly
 

Since Cynthiana's founding along the South Fork of the Licking River in the late 1700s, its residents have exemplified the pioneering spirit befitting the "Maiden City" of Harrison County. This county seat claims an exciting spot in Central Kentucky history and a colorful time line dotted by events, including two Civil War battles, the city's early growth as an

Overview


Since Cynthiana's founding along the South Fork of the Licking River in the late 1700s, its residents have exemplified the pioneering spirit befitting the "Maiden City" of Harrison County. This county seat claims an exciting spot in Central Kentucky history and a colorful time line dotted by events, including two Civil War battles, the city's early growth as an agricultural and marketing center, and later, its role as the industrial heart of the county. From schools and sports to large and small businesses, from houses of faith to family farms, Images of America: Cynthiana turns the page on time to capture history through the photographic memories of residents who cherished community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738566528
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
12/28/2009
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
127
Sales rank:
1,285,297
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Author M. Britt Kennerly fell in love with the power of the written word and history as a fifth-grader after winning an essay contest sponsored by the Cynthiana chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The daughter of Harrison County natives, Kennerly grew up on a farm adjoining property where her maternal grandmother was raised. Kennerly has been an award-winning reporter for Florida Today, the Daily News-Sun in Sun City, Arizona, and the Republic in Columbus, Indiana. She is a writing coach and freelance journalist based in Cincinnati.

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