city (1990 pop. 7,335), seat of Mercer co., central Ky., S of Frankfort. It is a trade center in a bluegrass area producing livestock, grain, and tobacco. Dairy products, paper goods, optical lenses, and textiles are also made. Harrodsburg is a tourist and resort city, with mineral springs. The oldest settlement W of the Alleghenies, it was founded in 1774 by James HarrodHarrod, James,
1742–93, American frontiersman, b. Bedford co., Pa. He fought in the French and Indian Wars and in 1773 made a journey down the Ohio River to Kentucky.
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. One of the settlement's early leaders was George Rogers ClarkClark, George Rogers,
1752–1818, American Revolutionary general, conqueror of the Old Northwest, b. near Charlottesville, Va.; brother of William Clark. A surveyor, he was interested in Western lands, served (1774) in Lord Dunmore's War (see Dunmore, John Murray, 4th earl
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. A state park contains a replica of old Fort Harrod, where the state's first school was conducted. The Pleasant Hill Shaker village is nearby.
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To enhance the experience, a trip to Kentucky can be arranged to coincide with festivals - such as the Kentucky Bourbon Festival, or those at Harrodsburg to honour one of my heroes, Daniel Boone.
Apple announced Friday that it was giving $200 million to Corning, which makes the tough, scratch-resistant face for every iPhone and iPad, to support the glass maker's efforts to develop and build more sophisticated products at its factory in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.
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Brown coal plant on Lake Herrington near Harrodsburg.
PaySound is available in Farmers National Bank's East Main and Harrodsburg branches, and there are plans to offer the services in additional locations in the near future.
Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes will need help to beat GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell in this Republican-leaning state, and she hopes a tiny slice might come from Harrodsburg police officer David Patterson.
The last part of the 1820's presented the following titles: Medical Friend of the People, Harrodsburg, Kentucky (1829); Monthly Journal of Foreign Medicine Philadelphia (1828-1829); The Philadelphia College of Pharmacy Journal (1829), which later became our present, widely known American Journal of Pharmacy; the Maryland Medical Recorder, Devoted to Medical Science in General, Baltimore (1829-1832), and the Journal of Health, Philadelphia (1829-1833)--a periodical of popular medicine, emphasizing diets, exercise, temperance, and abstinence.