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By Stephen D. Bowling M.A.

ISBN-10: 073858648X

ISBN-13: 9780738586489

ISBN-10: 1531657842

ISBN-13: 9781531657840

Settled through English and Scotch-Irish descendants who ventured "over the mountains" looking for experience, land, and fortune, Breathitt County, Kentucky, has produced attention-grabbing stories of attractiveness, development, intrigue, and homicide. "Bloody Breathitt" used to be the positioning of an extended sequence of feuds that lasted from the early days of the "Cattle Wars" till the Nineteen Seventies and past. over the years, the town of Jackson and Breathitt County have skilled booms and busts headquartered on its common assets, which integrated salt, trees, oil, and coal. considering the fact that its institution on April 1, 1839, the county has been a spot of academic chance via neighborhood faculties, college districts, Lees university, and a vocational tuition. From its rugged mountain roots packed with feuds to a group operating to include new expertise and the reemergence of bushes and coal industries, Breathitt County has continually been in transition, and its endured progress needs to be grounded in an organization knowing of its past.

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