One of the oldest towns in the State, settled in 1789, being at that time in the State of Virginia. It is situated on the Ohio river, in the northern part of Trimble county, 10 miles from Bedford, the county seat, and 46 miles from Louisville. It contains a steam flouring mill, distillery, two churches, Presbyterian and Baptist, and a public school. The principal shipments are flour, whisky, tobacco and potatoes. Daily mail. Population 300. R.D. Morris, postmaster.

Business Directory

Brent, N., physician.
Ely, J.R., Physician.
Fearn, Sam., jr., miller.
Holstein, John, general store.
Hull, I.V., Druggist.
Morris, Ben., general store.
Morris, R.D., General Store.
Netherland, J.A., druggist.
Willy, E.M., physician.


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