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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0738582107, Paperback)Harrodsburg is the oldest permanent settlement west of the
Allegheny Mountains and was founded in 1774 by James Harrod.
Images of America: Harrodsburg covers the city limits from the late
1770s to the early 1960s and provides over 220 images from the
Armstrong Collection, the Harrodsburg Historical Society, the Mercer
County Public Library, and the Kentucky Historical Society. Within
these pages, experience and explore Harrodsburg during the pivotal
era at the beginning of the great commonwealth--from the settlement
of Old Fort Harrod to the "Saratoga of the West" mineral springs and
spas. Follow the growth, hard times, and recovery of Harrodsburg,
including government and growing businesses, advancements in
education, the rise of religious institutions, and local and visiting
celebrities. These well-preserved photographs from entrepreneurs,
grand openings, and expert news reporting allow the reader to step
back in time.
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