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The Men of Mercer County

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The Men of Mercer County


A book release party for "The Men of Mercer County" was held Monday, June 2, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at Beaumont Inn. The 425-page book features more than 170 stories by local authors and the cost is $35.

The books will be for sale at:

  • Beaumont Inn
  • J. Sampson Antiques and Books
  • The Harrodsburg Herald
  • Rumors and Razors

The book is a compilation of stories about some of the men, who lived, loved and helped to shape Mercer County, as remembered by those who loved them. It is sponsored by the James Harrod Trust as part of their oral history project. The James Harrod Trust is a nonprofit advocate for historic preservation, which strives to protect, encourage and continue the preservation of cultural and historic places in Mercer County in order to enhance the quality of life for this and future generations.