How Linton, Kentucky Got Its Name
The site of the landing at Linton, Kentucky. A ferry crossed the river here to link people with Model, Tennessee.

How Linton, Kentucky Got Its Name

Shortly after writing the feature on Linton, Kentucky, I discovered a clue regarding how Linton, Kentucky got its name. The community was first known as Olive's Landing, and then Shipsport,…

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Linton, Kentucky
The cliffs just downstream from the old town of Linton, Kentucky.

Linton, Kentucky

Linton, Kentucky has a similar tale of towns perched alongside rivers.  The story is familiar - a promising shipping point in the early pioneer days only to be left behind…

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