Chronicles of Boone County

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1834

1834

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Chasteen Scott is Sheriff.

Events

Boone County

Kentucky

  • The first railroad in Kentucky is completed. It runs from Lexington to Frankfort.
  • The Kentucky General Assembly establishes the Covington and Lexington Turnpike Road Company.

U.S. & World

  • Twenty-eight million acres of public lands will be offered for sale in a land boom in the United States driven by immigration and also by speculative interests.
  • French teacher Louis Braille invents a system of raised point writing, which will be used by the blind throughout the world.

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