Tim Cornett's Bell County (Images of America) PDF

By Tim Cornett

ISBN-10: 0738514462

ISBN-13: 9780738514468

ISBN-10: 1531609791

ISBN-13: 9781531609795

Bell County is a spot steeped in background and imbued with a pioneering spirit. Its favorable position in southeastern Kentucky on the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains makes it the gateway to the Bluegrass nation and past. shaped simply after the Civil conflict from neighboring Harlan and Knox Counties, the world used to be explored through recognized frontiersmen Dr. Thomas Walker and Daniel Boone, beginning the nation's door to the West. From the 1750s until eventually the final footfalls of the pioneers were heard within the West, millions trekked throughout this sector. because the land grew to become extra available, tourists started to settle during this distant zone. the invention of coal, the appearance of logging, and the arrival of the railroad made Bell County a spot to dwell and prosper, and its citizens have regularly taken satisfaction of their town's humble beginnings.

Images of the United States: Bell County celebrates the region's history with classic pictures and informative textual content. Black-and-white photos culled from various resources spotlight the spirit of a outstanding group, the place self-made millionaires and peg-legged admirals have been among the unforgettable participants to name the world domestic. This photograph magazine invitations readers to rediscover Bell County and its treasures.

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