Bullitt County History

Bullitt's Lick Newspaper Article - 1910

Stories about Bullitt's Lick have appeared numerous times, usually with variations (including some misstatements), and some elaborations (often suspect), but in each case we learn a bit more about the early history of this place.

Below are images of an article that appeared in various newspapers around the country, and even in Canada. This particular version was printed in the Calgary Daily Herald (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) on 24 Aug 1910.


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