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Brandenburg, Meade, Kentucky, USA

"Bran/ denburg, a post-village, capital of Meade co., Ky., on the Ohio River, 23 miles from Brandenburg Station, and 36 miles by rail S.W. of Louisville. It has 4 churches, a bank, 2 newspaper offices, and salt-works. Pop. 500."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott


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  • News 1870 - Huge Fire
    The entire business portion of Brandenburg, Meade county, Ky, was destroyed by fire on the morning of the 22d. Only three business houses are left in ...Read MORE...


  • News 1889 - Hanging
    On the 8th James Ross (colored) was hanged at Brandenburg, Ky., for the murder of Benedict Rhodes, an old farmer, on April 6 last.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    February 16, 1889

  • Brandenburg, Kentucky, USA

  • 1916
    Brandenburg, a banking post-town, capital of Meade co., Ky., on the Ohio River, 36 miles by rail SW. of Louisville. Pop. in 1900, 218.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher

  • Brandenburg, Kentucky, USA

  • Brandenburg, Kentucky, USA
    Doe Run Hotel
  • News 1974 - 80 KENTUCKIANS KILLED.
    Louisville, Ky. (AP) - The death toll soared to 80 today as Kentucky began digging out from the worst tornado disaster in its history.
    Hundreds were ...Read MORE...




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