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Old Winfrey Hotel building, where cholera epidemic started

2013-02-10 - 328 Public Square, Columbia, KY - Photo by Mike Watson.
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This photo is not old, at least by my standards--being post World War II. It appears to be a photographers proof and may have been taken by either Joseph Allison or Connell Morrison. Taken from the side yard of the Courthouse, from the Greensburg end, the photo is of the building most older Adair Countians remember fondly as Collins' Corner Drug, which is the oldest building on the Public Square and was for a very long time known simply as the Winfrey Hotel building--where the cholera epidemic took hold in 1873. Notice, to the right of the drug store, is Marshall's Variety Store, then the Kroger. To the left, and down Campbellsville Street, there were still trees on the Myers' house lot where the Municipal Building was constructed in the 1960s. - Mike Watson

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