Warren County

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Blessed with a landscape of undulating hills, numerous picturesque waterways, and deep stands of native hardwood trees, Warren County, Kentucky, is a beautiful place. Fertile land, a number of significant natural resources, and important transportation routes have helped make it one of Kentucky's most economically vibrant counties. Besides the county seat of Bowling Green, Warren County boasts several rural hamlets with unique histories and resources, including Smiths Grove, Oakland, Rockfield, Woodburn, Rich Pond, Hadley, Richardsville, and Alvaton. Images of America: Warren County features photographs of this area's rich culture, including its agriculture, religious and educational institutions, family life, and tourist attractions. Because of Warren County's important agricultural heritage, this book includes images of crops and livestock as well as photographs that demonstrate the importance of transporting products to market. People, the county's most important natural resource, are also prominently featured. Finally photographs related to the Martin murders, the Alvaton bus tragedy, the 1907 Prohibition march, and a bull traipsing through a furniture store are all presented.
ISBN: 9780738543321
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Kentucky
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Jonathan Jeffrey, special collections librarian at Western Kentucky University's Kentucky Library, has written a number of books about Bowling Green's and Warren County's heritage, including Images of America: Bowling Green and Postcard History Series: Bowling Green. He has provided leadership for various historical organizations in the community.
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