This press association report written by K. B. Grahn, the editor of the Greenup Independent, gives a overview of Bowling Green in 1879 with discussion of the courthouse, churches, College Hill, Water Works, Gas Works, Newspapers, banks, Police, Jail, Colleges, Fairview Cemetery, Fair Grounds, Lost River Mill, land values with crops, Bowling Green Manufacturing Company, Limestone Works, Bowling Green [Axe] Handle Works, Kentucky Stave and Heading Factory, Sash Factory, Louisville and Nashville Railroad, Trunk Line, locks, Green and Barren River Navigation Company, Livery stables, hotels, and Barren River.


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