An incorporated village on the Ohio River in the northeastern part of Bracken County, 15 miles from Brooksville, the county seat, and 182 miles by river from Louisville. The nearest railroad station is 10 miles distant. The first settlement here was made March 1, 1800 and Foster was incorporated as a village in 1857. It's present population is 125. Tobacco is its chief product. Daily mail. A. H. McKinley, postmaster.

Business Leaders

Craig, T. F., builder.
Deitz, F., blacksmith.
Hamilton, Wm., lawyer.
Harrison, Rev. J. F., (Methodist).
Hepler & Shrig, wagonmakers.
Holmes and Roberts, general store
Ketchum Bros., cigar makers.
McMath, D. & Son. General Store
Markley Bros., general store.
Mullens, C. H., Physician.
Pfau, Charles, shoemaker.
Sells, F. M., tinner.
Waters, Nancy, hotel.
Watson, J. F., physician.
Watson, J. F. & Co. druggist.


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