Gouges (Mason)


A settlement of about 200 inhabitants formed in 1798 and located in the southern part of Grant county, 5 miles from Williamstown, the county seat, 23 from Walton Station on the L., C. & L. R.R. and 112 from Louisville. It is on the line of the proposed Cincinnati Southern R.R., and is also known as Turner's Station. Shipments of tobacco, grain, stock and lumber are made from here. Stage to Williamstown, Walton and Lexington. Daily mail. J.A. Turner, postmaster.

Business Directory

Baker, N.T., saw mill.
Bishop, David, blacksmith.
Carter, John, Grist and Saw Mill.
Egleston, John, grocer.
Harmon & Harmon, railroad contractors.
Hensley, John, Blacksmith.
Littell & Gouge, saloon.
Robertson, Jesse, physician.
Turner, J.A., General Store.
White, A.E., contractor.
Williams, W.S., saloon.


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