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Re: History of Nelson Co.
Posted by: sheila Date: October 23, 2000 at 07:02:40
In Reply to: Re: History of Nelson Co. by Carla of 993

In John Filson's book, "The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke" pub. 1784, there is the first map of Ky. The Chaplin River is called Chaplain Fork. It is likely named for a man mentioned in the same book(very briefly)-Captain Abraham Chaplain.

I have been able to locate Chaplin on a Ky. road map. It is in Nelson co just off of Bluegrass Prkwy. Hope this helps.


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