Sunday, March 1, 2020

Hog Town

Did you know that the “hog town” nickname for Harrodsburg started in the 1820s when hogs outnumbered county residents two to one? On the hill where the old Harrodsburg High School stands, there were hog corrals, sales rings, and auction blocks that served the entire region. Several times a year, hogs were herded through town to the auction block.

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