Download PDF by Faye Tramble Teitloff: Livingston County (Images of America)

By Faye Tramble Teitloff

On December thirteen, 1798, the Kentucky common meeting enacted laws authorizing the formation of Livingston County, named for Robert R. Livingston of latest York, who helped draft the assertion of Independence. The 12 months 1811 introduced the discovery of the steamboat, which created transportation and passenger exchange up and down the Cumberland and Ohio Rivers. Solidifying Livingston County�s value as a river port and stop-off for tourists, steamboats additionally introduced their proportion of attention-grabbing characters to city. The tales and images nonetheless stay at the present time, as stories of the Ford�s Ferry Gang, the terrible Harpes, and the homicide of a neighborhood slave�killed by way of a relative of Thomas Jefferson�are quite a few of the interesting bills incorporated during this book.

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