1866 Map of Proposed Trimble Railroads
You'll want a key to all those red lines. It's here.
|Yeager's Store||Callis Store|
The application to put the Callis store on the National Register of Historic Places is here. (pdf)
The application to put the Yeager store on the National Register of Historic Places is here. (pdf)
Two Trimble County Scenes from Harlan Hubbard
|Wises Landing||Wises Landings' Barrickman's Store Closing||
|from Trimble County Heritage|
|Wises Landing, 1979||
Equity Barn in Wise's Landing
What's an equity barn? It's a barn where members of the equity store tobacco instead of selling it.
Why aren't they selling it? Because there's a tobacco war going on.
Corn Creek used to have a post office
Abraham King sells his farm in Corn Creek. In 1813. Here.
|J. C. Yager's Store in Corn Creek is Closing, 1902||
Morning in a Trimble
Picking strawberries in
The White Cottage, Sligo, Kentucky, just
Just across the Trimble County
The steamer Helen M. Gould, on route to Louisville, Ky., sunk at Wise’s Landing, 15 miles
below Madison on the 30th. No lives were lost.” Jaspar (Ind.) Weekly Courier, November 6, 1903
|The Nov. 10, 1932 New York Times had a story on a half dozen or so election-related shootings in Kentucky, including one in Wise's Landing, where Clarence Carson was seriously wounded. Charlie Simpson and his father, Pete Simpson, were arrested.|
|Clara Scott's History of Wises Landing is here.||Trimble County celebrates the opening of US 42 in 1931, here.|
|“Representative Berry, of Kentucky, today requested the Post office Department to revoke, or at least to suspend, the order establishing the Bedford . . .rural free delivery route in Kentucky. Strong opposition from the patrons of Corn Creek . . . is responsible for Mr. Berry's request.” Cincinnati Enquirer, April 8, 1900|
|Postcard postmarked June 26, 1912 at Corncreek, Ky. , “to Miss Addie Housefield, Madison, Indiana. Dear Addie, Who are you looking for tonight? I am down at Wise's Landing now. There are lots of nice looking girls down here, but . . .? Will see you later.”|