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History of Frankfort Kentucky

This article provides a brief history of Frankfort, Kentucky, including its exploration and settlement by various individuals, the acquisition of land grants, the establishment of the town by General James Wilkinson, and the construction of notable residences such as the John Bibb House, the Vreeland House, the Crittenden House, Liberty Hall, the Orlando Brown House, and the Sigmund Luscher House.

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Kentucky Military Institute built in 1846

The Kentucky Military Institute

The Kentucky Military Institute, established in 1845, was a renowned private military school known for its rigorous curriculum and strict discipline. After the Civil War, it transitioned to prepare students for professional careers. The school faced financial troubles and closed in 1887 but reopened the following year. It later moved from Frankfort to Mt. Sterling and then to Jefferson County. Dissatisfaction with the military and financial difficulties led to its final closure in 1971.

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History of Bridgeport Kentucky

Bridgeport, a residential area near Frankfort, Kentucky, was once a thriving town with covered bridges, taverns, and a bustling general store. Today, only a few remnants remain of its vibrant past, as modern life blends with the historic structures. Founded in the 18th century by James Harrod, Bridgeport’s rich history encompasses land acquisitions, stagecoach lines, and the establishment of a post office. Though the town has transformed, it still carries echoes of its bygone era, offering a glimpse into Kentucky’s captivating past.

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History of Bald Knob Kentucky

The article provides a brief overview of various communities within the Bald Knob area in Kentucky. It describes the early settlers who migrated to the region and their self-reliant nature. The area experienced population growth in recent years, attracting young families. The article also mentions specific locations, such as Flag Fork, Bailey’s Mill, Flat Creek, Polsgrove Landing, Stoney Creek, and Honeysuckle, along with some historical figures and graveyards associated with these areas.

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Lulbegrud Baptist Church Minutes

The following information was transcribed from FHC Microfilm #183193 and contains the Lulbegrud Baptist Church Minutes of Clark and Montgomery County, Kentucky 1793–1804 and Minutes of the North District Association of Baptists 1802–1805 Bath County: Salt Lick and Bald Eagle.Clark County: Providence, Unity, Red River, Upper Howards Creek, and East Fork.Estill County: Salem and Station Camp.Fayette County: Boffmans.Franklin County: Mt. Pleasant.Jessamine County: Jessamine.Madison County: Tates Creek.Montgomery County: Spencer, Lulbegrud, Bethel and Sycamore.Woodford County: Griers Creek and Hopewell.Unknown location: Locust Creek, Johnsons Fork, Brush Creek, Long Branch, and Slate Union. It should also be noted these lists at the beginning of

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