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1887

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Years: 1884 1885 188618871888 1889 1890

Significant events from 1887.

January

February

March

  • James A. Russell is accidentally shot by James D. Dillman, in Dillman's room on 6th Street above Dunn's.

April

  • 4th - Two buildings suffer bad fires. The poor asylum is burned to the ground, and the Bollenbacher Spoke Factory is badly damaged and much stock lost.
  • 6th - Ms. Margaret Dunn's house on 4th Street burns to the ground.
  • 8th - A bad trainwreck occurs on the Louisville, New Albany & Chicago railroad, on the Horseshoe Bend between Harrodsburg and Bedford. A speeding heavy locomotive smashes into the rear of a local train. Four people are seriously injured and several thousand dollars of poperty is damaged.
  • Leroy Sanders and C. L. Stinehagen buy the saddler shop of William F. Reed.

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