Dutch Colony Here

1 m. S. of Pleasureville, KY on US 421


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"In 1780 communal colonists came from Penn. to Mercer Co., Ky. In 1784 thirty of the families came here, purchased 10,000 acres from Squire Boone. Lived in log fort. Managed by Abraham Banta; George Bergen made trustee later. Shaker missionaries from New York tried to convert colonists, 1804. Their doctrine accepted by a few, who followed John Banta to Mercer Co."

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  • April 13, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger