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Liberty Bell, Liberty KY


Our History The original Casey County settlers were led by pioneer and war hero, Colonel William Casey in 1779-1780.  Many of the pioneers accompaning Casey were soldiers and veterans of the Revolutionary War.  The party followed the path now known as Wilderness Trace, cleared by Daniel Boone in 1769. Casey and his men initially settled […]

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sam mcfarland


Genealogy Tourism Casey County was one of the first areas of the state settled by the pioneers that followed the Wilderness Trail, forged by Daniel Boone. Waves of immigrants passed through to the west via the Cumberland Gap, which played a pivotal role in the formation of the united states through the wilderness trail.   As […]

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