Poplar Grove


A village in the northern part of Owen County, 11 and a half miles from Owenton, the county seat, 4 and a half miles from Glencoe, on the L. C. & L. R. R. [Louisville, Cincinnati, and Lexington Rail Road, a.k.a. the Short Line], it's nearest shipping point, and 75 from Louisville.  It contains a Baptist Church and a high school.  Weekly mail.  Population 125.  J. W. Bromley, postmaster.

Business Directory

Anderson, Clayton, wagonmaker.
Brock, J. J. G., undertaker.
Crouch, F. K., hotel.
Clark, J. W. physician.
Crouch, C. H. & Co., tobacco.
Crouch, J. J. & Co., tobacco.
Crouch, W. Y. H. & Sons, tobacco.
Denton, J. M., express and station agent.
Garvey, Rev. J. T., (Baptist).
Hall, J. C., Physician.
Riley, Rev. N. S., (Baptist).
Slaughter, B. F., General Store.
Stackhouse, John, physician.
Sullivan, Thomas, blacksmith.
Sullivan, Wm., blacksmith.
Thompson, J. W., prof of music.
Williams, G. S. teacher


This info is from the Kentucky State Gazetteer and Business Directory, published in 1876-77 by R. L. Polk in Louisville.