Chronicles of Boone County

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1835

1835

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Events

Boone County

Kentucky

  • James G. Birney of Danville forms the Kentucky Anti-Slavery Society.
  • The first locomotive west of the Alleghenies begins service from Lexington.
  • The Kentucky Rifles are organized in nearby Newport to support the Texas fight for independence from Mexico.

U.S. & World

  • A new Seminole War begins in Florida Territory after Seminole leader Osceola is arrested. He escapes and leads two years of guerilla activity against white settlers in the area.
  • Congress pays off the national debt, raising the question of how to allocate surplus revenues in the United States.
  • A poverty-stricken Hans Christian Andersen publishes a volume of his Fairy Tales.
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