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Entire legislatures of Kentucky and Tennessee leave Louisville, Kentucky for Cincinatti, Ohio

Junction of Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, with view of Mississippi Valley, circa 1861, zoomable image
01/25/1860
The new Louisville and Nashville Railroad was seen as a significant opening up of the entire Ohio River Valley and the entire state legislatures of Kentucky and Tennessee had traveled to Louisville, Kentucky for a celebratory dinner in the Masonic Hall.  The next evening the group, numbering around five hundred, boarded the steamboat Jacob Traner and sailed up the river for their invited visit to Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
General Assemblies of Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio, Excursion made by the executive and legislatures of the states of Kentucky and Tennessee, to the state of Ohio, January, 1860 (Cincinnati, OH: Robert Clarke and Co., 1860), 27.

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