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Orangeburg, Kentucky

Turner's Store second building on the left.
Christian Church off to the right

 

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Orangeburg School Duke's Warehouse, c. 1930's
from a Duke Ford post on Facebook,with
the graphic cleaned up by David Tuel.
Harry & Tola Wallingford's;
later George & Mary Turners. 1969

 

Orangeburg

Young's General Store

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Orangeburg Store
from a Facebook post by Ron Bailey
Orangeburg Christian Church
(later the store)
Orangeburg Methodist, 1969

 

Conservation Club Mason County, Kentucky
Orangeburg Conservation Club, 1949 The Champe Farrow Distillery
used to be in Orangeburg

 

Mason County, Kentucky
Harold Lloyd and Vickie Halfhill at their store in Orangeburg. The building was also used as a Christian Church meeting place.
CR Wheeler tells us “Later it belonged to Frank Moran. Every Wednesday and Saturday, several of the Christian Church deacons & elders played Rook there.”

The Milton Mills House (pdf) in Orangeburg is on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

Orangeburg Schools Orangeburg, Kentucky Mason County School
old and new
from a Facebook post by John Henderson
Orangeburg School

 

Orangeburg

The view from the Orangeburg school

 

History of the Orangeburg Christian Church is here.  (pdf) Some words on the History of Orangeburg, a.k.a. Williamsburg, are here. (pdf) A much longer history of Orangeburg, written for its bicentennial, is here. (pdf)
The Maysville, Orangeburg and Mt. Carmel turnpike is given options in 1851.
Eva Willett's History of the Willett Brothers Store in Orangeburg, here.  (pdf) History of the Orangeburg High School, here(pdf) Orangeburg was officially incorporated as a town on February 20, 1860.
Williamsburg has its name changed to Orangeburg in 1836.
“We are told by the Maysville (Ky.) Eagle, that the negro boy Carey, who murdered his master, Mr. Frank Hampton, near Orangeburg, on Monday last, was captured in the same neighborhood on Friday evening, by Mr. M. Davis, assisted by two of his negroes.  The murderer was lodged in Maysville Jail.”
from the Dayton [Ohio] Daily Empire, May 6, 1859

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