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The Interurban

A look back at Jeffersontown’s railway system Writer  /  Beth Wilder, Director Jeffersontown Historical Museum Throughout the first century of Jeffersontown’s existence, if one wished to go anywhere, it was typically by horse and wagon. Because of this, most people opted to live as near as possible to their place of business, which was fine, if one were a farmer or worked on the town square. For those who needed to find jobs further away from home – even a mile or two – the journey to get there and back was not without its hardship. For that matter, simply ...

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