Grant's Lick

A place of about 80 inhabitants, on Philip's creek, in the southern part of Campbell county, 8 miles from Newport, the county seat, and 3 1/2 from Butler Station, on the Kentucky Central R.R. It is a very old settlement, and has been known by its present name for over 90 years. It ships staves, ties and tobacco, and has a weekly mail. Benjamin P. Gosney, postmaster.

Business Directory

Arnold, W.W., miller.
Bates, B.H., General Store.
Dye, J.W., saloon.
Elliott, John, cooper.
Gosney, Benjamin P., General Store.
Gosney, O.B., general store.
Huddlestun, S.E., blacksmith.
Orcutt, 'Squire, broommaker.
Spillman, James, blacksmith.
Tanner, L.A., physician.
Willis, S. stonemason.
Winn, John M., cooper.
Yelton, D.B., wagonmaker.
Yelton, J.W., constable and collector.


This info is from the Kentucky State Gazetteer and Business Directory, published in 1876-77 by R. L. Polk in Louisville. Items in bold were bolded in the original