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Brandenburg, Kentucky, USA

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Where is Brandenburg, Kentucky, USA? 

Brandenburg, Meade, Kentucky, USA
Brandenburg was built on a 3,000-acre (12 km2) tract of land called Falling Springs, purchased in 1804 by Solomon Brandenburg. He opened a tavern around which the community grew. In 1825, the community became the seat of Meade County, but it wasn't formally incorporated by the state assembly until March 28, 1872.
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News  1870 - Huge Fire
The entire business portion of Brandenburg, Meade county, Ky, was destroyed by fire on the morning...Read MORE...

News  1889 - Hanging
On the 8th James Ross (colored) was hanged at Brandenburg, Ky., for the murder of Benedict Rhodes,...Read MORE...

1916
Brandenburg, a banking post-town, capital of Meade co., Ky., on the Ohio River, 36 miles by rail...Read MORE...

News  1974 - 80 KENTUCKIANS KILLED.
Louisville, Ky. (AP) - The death toll soared to 80 today as Kentucky began digging out from the...Read MORE...


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