Second and Upper (Main) Streets, Augusta
Upper Street, Augusta
Upper Street was renamed Main in the 1920's
Second and Upper Street
That's the Augusta German Bank
This is a curious scene. It's postmarked in Augusta, on January 9, 1908. On the back, it says: "Those two lodes of tobacco you see in the card are the ones that came near causing a riot. Some of the farmers tried to turn the wagon over in the river. Yours, Louise" It's almost certainly a battle in the tobacco wars of that era. Read more about them here.
Bracken County Infirmary, Augusta, a.k.a. The
A short history of the Infirmary is here. (pdf)
Census of Northern Kentucky's Paupers in Almshouses, 1910, here.
Front Street, Augusta, 1908 / 1947
Augusta City Hall, 1897
Knoedler Library, 1947
The Knoedler Library was donated to Augusta by Mr. Philip Knoedler, of Chicago, in memory of his parents, who are prominently associated with the city. The library was built in 1928. More on Knoedler here.
Tomb of 8 unknown Confederate soldiers
Covered Bridge on Dover Pike
The Bracken County Courthouse, Augusta
Image, left, Courtesy of the Bracken County Historical Society
Horse and Rider on Main
C. & O. Bridge near Augusta, Kentucky
Fourth Street, Augusta
Image, left. Courtesy of the Bracken County Historical Society
This YouTube has footage of Augusta from the 1980's
The Eisenhower Funeral Train passes thru Augusta
Street Scenes, 1897
"Under the auspices of the
Kentucky Division of the Cincinnati Motor Club, more than 750
motorists from Northern Kentucky are expected to take part in a
motorcade to Augusta, Kentucky on October 23 . The
occasion will be the dedication of Augusta's new City Hall and other
public buildings. An elaborate program has been arranged."
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