Cynthiana, KY - Lil Lord Bramblebutt Is Going to be Meat Tomorrow
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Welcome to Cynthiana, Kentucky! The town was founded 1793 on land owned by Robert Harrison along the banks of the South Licking River. The town's name is a combination of the name's of Harrison's two daughters, Cynthia and Anna. In 1854 the Covington and Lexington Railroad reached town proving greater access to Covington and Cincinnati and promised growth and greater opportunity. Unfortunately most of the downtown was burned 10 years later during the Civil War when a Confederate General set fire to a stable in an attempt to dislodge Union troops. The town rebounded and found success in the early 1900's in whiskey and tobacco. There where more than 30 distilleries producing bourbon whiskey in Harrison County at the time. In 1969 , 3m built a research and production facility in town. Two employees, Arthur Fry and Spencer Silver, developed Post-It Notes at the facility in 1972. The facility still produces the majority of the Post-It Notes worldwide. Robert Kirkman, co-creator of "The Walking Dead" comic book, is from Cynthiana. In the comic book series, Cynthiana is the hometown of Deputy Sheriff Rick Grimes. We hope you enjoy our trip to Cynthiana!