.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Steamboat bicentennial finds roots in Bardstown

-A A +A

During the bicentennial celebration of the first steamboat to travel down the Ohio River, the Steamboat Bicentennial Committee has planned and coordinated many events throughout the year. It wasn’t until 1811 that the first steamboat traversed the Ohio River but the idea originated many years prior with a Bardstown resident by the name of John Fitch. He is proclaimed as the inventor of the first feasible American steam engine. 


If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content!

Renew Current or Past Subscription / Register for Online Subscription

If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Kentucky Standard, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.

Newspaper Acct. ID:
info
Street Address:
(exactly as it appears on the label)

If you are a subscriber and you do not know your account ID or don't have a copy of your newspaper available that shows the information on the address label you can click continue below to search for your account.

Special Offer

You have used all your free page views for the month however if you wish to create a FREE limited access account you will be able to view a additional 3 pages per month.




You can also purchase a subscription and have full access to the site. To purchase a subscription simply enter your zipcode below

ZIP Code:

The Kentucky Standard | circulation@kystandard.com | 502-348-9003
110 W. Stephen Foster Avenue, Bardstown, KY 40004
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday