ht_batfield.JPG (21220 bytes)From Civil War battles to one of the first electric railroad lines being established, much has occurred throughout the exciting history of the Floyds Fork watershed. Here you will find information on many historic events that have transpired over the two century history of this cultural mecca of heritage. 

ht_dead.JPG (12555 bytes)Many times in its storied past, the tranquil surroundings have been ravished by savage Indian attacks and massacres of innocent settlers.  These travesties did not hinder the continued development of one of the most serene and sanctified natural areas in Jefferson County.

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Civil War skirmish on Shelbyville Pike

Abraham Lincoln killed by Indians

purchase of Floyds Fork

Long Run Massacre

last Indian massacre

electric railroad line established