Discover the History of Mercer County
Local author releases new book featuring collection of vintage images and postcards
Dedicated exclusively to the oldest town in Kentucky, Postcard History Series: Harrodsburg and Mercer County presents what Fort Harrod looked like when it was established in 1775. High Bridge, spanning the Kentucky River between Mercer and Jessamine Counties and only miles from Shakertown, was an engineering wonder of its age. As the highest railroad bridge in the world at the time, it was the subject of hundreds of postcards.
Summer visitors came from all over the country to enjoy Harrodsburg’
Highlights of Harrodsburg and Mercer County include:
• Fort Harrod
• Graham Springs
• High Bridge
• Dix Dam
• Herrington Lake
Available at area bookstores, independent retailers, and online retailers, or through Arcadia Publishing at (888)-313-2665 or online.
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