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Bernheim Forest, 1983

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Bernheim Forest




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Bernheim Forest, 1983, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


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Scope and Content

A history of the Bernheim Forest area in Bullitt and Nelson counties, researched and written by James R. Lawrence, Jr. The history covers early settlers in Kentucky and the Bernheim area; their cultural background; industries over the years in the Bernheim area (salt, iron, agriculture, rock quarrying, logging, distilleries, and the railroad); the Civil War and postwar years; and the origin of Bernheim Forest (18 p.). Also, a three page handwritten recollection of the area repeating much of the history


  • Bernheim, Isaac Wolfe, 1848-1945.
  • Distilling industries-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Indians of North America-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Industries-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company.
  • Pioneers-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Bernheim Forest.

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