Chronicles of Boone County

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1827

1827

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Events

Boone County

  • The retirement community of Hygeia is designed.
  • Two high-pressure steamboats, the Chesapeake and the Speedwell, are built at Big Bone.

Kentucky

  • In Lexington, Thomas Harris Barlow constructs the first model railroad and locomotive ever run in Western America.

U.S. & World

  • The Second Great Awakening, a period of intense, emotional religious revivalism, sweeps the United States.
  • The Freeman's Journal is the first black newspaper in the U.S. It urges the abolition of slavery.
  • Cincinnati enjoys its brief heyday before the rise of Chicago as the Queen City of the West, second in population only to New Orleans.

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1827.txt · Last modified: 2012/02/27 14:44 by jgregory