Bracken County, 1796

KY 8 & KY 19, Augusta

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"Formed from parts of Campbell and Mason. Named for William Bracken, hunter, fisherman, Indian fighter, came here 1773. Birthplace of John Gregg Fee, founder of Berea College, 1855. Birthplace and home of Dr. Joshua Taylor Bradford, 1819-71, world famous surgeon. Site Augusta College, first Methodist College in world, 1822. First White Burley tobacco, 1867, from Bracken seed."

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  • July 23, 2018: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • July 25, 2012: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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