Washington County

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Overview
Named after the first president of the United States, Washington County is nationally known as the place where Abraham Lincoln's parents wed in 1806. While that is the public perception, residents say they live in the county to enjoy life's simple pleasures—visiting friends, watching softball games, or taking drives in the country. It is a unique and beautiful place; rugged, wooded hills in the north gently cascade to rolling, fertile terrain in the south. Washington County was made up of 35 separate communities, now anchored by the incorporated towns of Springfield, the county seat; Willisburg; and Mackville. Images of America: Washington County features photographs of the area's rich culture, the strong roles of religion and education, the agrarian base, and, most importantly, its families. The photographs depict the enjoyment of living and prospering in Washington County.
Details
ISBN: 9780738552996
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: Kentucky
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Author Annette C. DuPont-Ewing has worked internationally for the U.S. Department of Energy and as a policy advisor to the governor of Kentucky. After writing national and state policy publications, she is pursuing life's simple pleasures as a successful small-business owner, writer, and mother of two small children.