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Trimble County Kentucky Historical Markers

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By J. J. Prats, June 12, 2019
Bedford Springs and Hotel Marker
Kentucky (Trimble County), Bedford — 1823 — Bedford Springs and Hotel
Mineral springs discovered circa 1840 by Mr. and Mrs. Noah Parker, who found water unusual in taste and of medicinal value. The Parkers soon erected hotel and, with son Nathan, owned and managed noted antebellum health resort, which . . . — Map (db m136156) HM
Kentucky (Trimble County), Bedford — 765 — County Named, 1836
County named, 1836, for Robert Trimble, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1826-28, appointed by Pres. John Quincy Adams. Born in Va., 1777, came to Ky., 1780. Capt., Bourbon County regiment, 1796. Practiced law in Paris, Ky., 1800. Member State . . . — Map (db m136154) HM
Kentucky (Trimble County), Bedford — 1822 — Trimble County Jail
Old stone jail erected ca. 1850 on site of original jail; second story added in 1899. For some 133 years, until 1983, this building was physical symbol of law and order in Trimble County. Its most noted prisoner, ardent abolitionist Delia Webster, . . . — Map (db m65676) HM
Kentucky (Trimble County), Milton — 1099 — Petticoat Abolitionist
“Underground railroad” station, a mile west, run by Delia Webster on land bought with funds provided by Northern abolitionists, 1854. Slaveholders filed charges against her. After refusing to leave Ky., she was imprisoned. . . . — Map (db m136153) HM

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