Oldham County Fun Fact 11

Oldham County Fun Fact 11 : OLDHAM COUNTY is the richest county in KENTUCKY Original Article found on MSN.com Did you know this Oldham County Fun Fact? > County median household income: $83,391 > State median household income: $43,036 > Pct. hous...

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Why Shop Oldham County?

Why Shop Oldham County? Why Shop Oldham County? A list of reasons to shop locally on Small Business Saturday. By: Joel Barrett, Original Article can read here. The Saturday after Thanksgiving has always been a big shopping day, but thanks to American Expr...

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Oldham County Fun Fact 10

Oldham County Fun Fact 10: Crestwood Did you know this Oldham County Fun Fact 10? Crestwood was originally called Beards Station! A Beard’s Station post office opened in 1857 for the station on the Louisville and Frankfort Railroad. The station was ...

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Oldham County Fun Fact 9

Oldham County Fun Fact 9: Ohio River This Oldham County Fun Fact 9 is about the Ohio River! Packet boats, similar to the one shown at Westport, piled the Ohio River with cargo and passengers. Most farms that bordered along the Ohio had their own landings ...

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Oldham County Fun Fact 8

Oldham County Fun Fact 8: Train on Main This Oldham County Fun Fact 8 has to do with the Trains that run directly through Main Street in LaGrange, Kentucky! Here is a really neat, historical photo of the famous train that runs down main street in LaGrange...

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Oldham County Fun Fact 7

Oldham County Fun Fact 7 Did you know this Oldham County Fun Fact 7?? The first two post offices in Oldham County were Westport, on the Ohio River, and Floydsburg, near Crestwood. Original Article can be found on The Courier Journal website. History of M...

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Oldham County Fun Fact #6

Oldham County Fun Fact #6 D.W. Griffith — born on Jan. 22, 1875, near Curry’s Fork in Oldham County to Mary Oglesby Griffith and Jacob Griffith — has been called the “Father of Modern Film,” producing 400 movies during his career and creating su...

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Oldham County Fun Fact #5

Oldham County Fun Fact #5 Remarkable places in Historic Downtown LaGrange, Kentucky. McDowell’s Pharmacy on Main Street in LaGrange. The McDowell Pharmacy was once owned by Mayor D.C. McDowell who died when the chimney of one of the businesses colla...

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Oldham County Fun Fact #4

Oldham County Fun Fact #4 “In the 1940’s and 1950’s, Oldham County was one of the leading dairy counties in the state of Kentucky. In some way, almost every family was tied to a dairy farm through production or manufacturing.” The Barn Pai...

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Oldham County Fun Fact #3

Oldham County Fun Fact #3 Hattie Cochran Dick was the “model” for the Little Colonel series of books by Anne Fellows Johnston. Mrs. Johnston based all of the characters from these popular series of children’s books (late 19th – ear...

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