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Sherman, Kentucky

Sherman Tavern, 1932
The story of the Sherman Tavern is here.
(Free Bourbon!)

The Friends of Sherman Tavern are doing a restoration project
 to save this historical building.  For more, contact Barbara Brown,
1002 Rogers Road, Crittenden

 

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Sherman Baptist Church, 1948 Charles Atkin's Store and Residence, 1901, on Dixie Highway, at the sw corner of the road to Mt. Zion

 

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Point’s Surprise Band, Sherman, Kentucky
The only man identified for us is Ray Wynn (1903-1954), who's on the far right.
Thanks to Lt. Col. Billy Wynn, USAF, Ret., for the image.

If you can identify others in the picture, please email me.

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“Sherman.- This is a beautiful little village, situated o the C. S. R. R and Lexington Pike, about midway between Dry ridge and Crittenden.  Four passenger trains arrive here daily, two going North and two going South. The surrounding neighborhood is composed of hard-working farmers, who raise fine horses, hogs, cattle and sheep, and it is a well-known fact that this portion of Grant county produces the finest corn heat and tobacco of any in the State.  Our village continues to grow and promises to rank next to Williamstown in a few years.” From the Covington Daily Commonwealth, September 5, 1879.

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C. C. Adams, 1900

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Horse thief Jim Collins is swung into eternity, here. A few words on Sherman, 1881, here, and from 1879, here.

During a heavy storm at Sherman, Ky., a schoolhouse, with the children in it, was blown into a field.  No one was reported killed in the town, but there were 30 or 40 persons injured and great property damage done.  Greencastle (Indiana) Herald, June 8, 1920

“Sherman. - Al Potts accidently shot himself while looking into the muzzle of his revolver to see why it did not discharge.”  Williamstown Courier, October 25,  1894.

Serman Post Office

Sherman's post office operated from 1865 to 1969.

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