Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Ashland by James Powers

Resting on the banks of the Ohio River, Ashland is eastern Kentucky s largest city. After the Poage family settled on land between Hoods and Keys Creeks in Boyd County, the area came to be known as the Poage s Settlement. Before long, a small town began to take form in the early 1800s with the establishment of a church, gristmill, sawmill, and homes built near Hoods Creek. In 1847, the townspeople built their first post office, and the Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad laid tracks through town, opening the area for even greater development. Named for the estate of Kentuckian Henry Clay, the city of Ashland was made official by an act of legislature in 1856."

Buy Ashland by James Powers from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780738567440
ISBN-10: 0738567442
Format: Paperback / softback
(231mm x 165mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Ashland by James Powers

Book Reviews - Ashland by James Powers

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Ashland book by James Powers and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By James Powers

Ashland by James Powers
Hardback, November 2008
$46.69