Valley View Ferry
From 1888-1932, the Richmond-Nicholasville-Irvine-Beattyville Railroad, RNIB, crossed the Kentucky River near this point. The ghostly remains of the support structures are visible just downstream.
Keep Your River Clean
The Valley View Ferry is operated by the Valley View Ferry Authority, a cooperative venture among Fayette, Jessamine, & Madison Counties. Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday: 6am-8pm; Saturday: 8am-6pm; Sunday: 9am-6pm.
Location. 37° 50.815′ N, 84° 26.101′ W. Marker is in Valley View, Kentucky, in Madison County. Marker is on Tates Creek Road (KY 169). Touch for map. The Ferry crosses the Kentucky River. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond KY 40475, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Lion of White Hall" (approx. 5.8 miles away); Christopher (Kit) Carson (approx. 9.1 miles away); Kit Carson-Legend of the Old West
More about this marker. This marker has been replaced by a Kentucky Historic Marker near the entrance gate on the north side of the creek.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 2, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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