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By Meranda L. Caswell

within the 1850s, Elizabethtown flourished as a result of the site visitors from the Louisville & Nashville Railroad and Turnpike. Over the following a long time, the group grew in measurement and inhabitants, evolving into the romantic trip vacation spot and old fashioned native land that it's now. this day, viewers journey Elizabethtown to immerse themselves in old importance: the Schmidt's Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia, President Abraham Lincoln's history, Gen. George Armstrong Custer's remain earlier than his final stand, Gen. John Hunt Morgan's raids through the Civil warfare, and Philip Arnold's western adventures. The Brown-Pusey condominium, outfitted round 1825, is open to the general public. proceed to marry during this historical boarding condominium and its formal garden.

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