Situated on the southeastern edge of the Bluegrass Region, the rural community of Madison County lies in the heart of Kentucky's central rolling hills. Formed in 1785, the county was named for Virginia statesman James Madison. Education thrives in the region, which is home to both Eastern Kentucky University and Berea College.
Madison County, Kentucky highlights the progress of the area over the 20th century, including the bustling railroad stations and lines that crossed the county and played an integral role in the local economy.
About the Author
An active member of the Madison County Historical Society, author and longtime resident Harry C. Johnson has collected over 200 archival postcards that take the reader on a journey through days gone by, highlighting the people and places of this quaint community.