Henry County Cities & Towns

Transcribed from the 1881-82 Kentucky State Gazetteer and Business Directory, Vol. III

Reynolds Historical Genealogy Collection

Allen County Public Library, 900 Webster Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46801

Published by R. L. Polk & Co. and A. C. Danser

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From the 1879 Kentucky State Gazetteer and Business Directory

Published by R. L. Polk & Co. and A. C. Danser

Posted with permission by Kentucky Explorer

 

HARPER'S FERRY - 1879

In the southeastern part of Henry county, 16 miles southeast of Newcastle, the county seat; three miles southeast of Pleasureville, its nearest shipping point on the Mt. Sterling division of the L. C. & L. R.R. and 60 miles northeast of Louisville. Weekly mail and stage to Bagdad. Population 20. E. G. Harper, postmaster.

HARPER'S FERRY - 1881, 82

On the Kentucky river in the southeastern part of Henry county, 16 miles southeast of Newcastle, the county seat, 11 northeast of Pleasureville, its nearest shipping point on the Mt. Sterling division of the L. C. & L. R.R. and 60 northeast of Louisville. Semi-weekly mail. Population 30. E. G. Harper, postmaster.

Business Directory

Flack James, blacksmith

Gordon R., hotel

Hall J. D., general store

Harper E. G., flour and sawmill

Harper J. A., grocer

McCreary James K., physician

Business Directory

Flack James, blacksmith

Gordon R., hotel

Hall B. H., general store

Harper E. G., hotel

Hughes Webb, grocer

McCreary James K., physician