Christian County (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) by Chris Gilkey,William T. Turner

By Chris Gilkey,William T. Turner

within the years in view that Christian County used to be based greater than 210 years in the past, the agricultural area--including many small groups and the county seat of Hopkinsville--has develop into a old treasure of assorted architectural types. Water-powered turbines are consultant of the 1st neighborhood undefined. Blacksmith retailers, via a number of small craft retailers, preceded the biggest 19th-century undefined: the producing of magnate model farm wagons. A plow manufacturing unit and a butter manufacturing unit have been additionally of a number of short-lived business makes an attempt to make a very good monetary luck. through the twentieth century, altering social and financial progress introduced the demolition of many necessary architectural examples. This name provides a detailed remark of a lot of those vanished landmarks, with outdated church buildings, public structures, state shops, faculties, and highway toll gates delivering a glimpse into the county's past.

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