The house, built in 1835, a time before the civil war when the frontiersmen, Daniel Boone and Simon Kenton roamed the area. The pages of "A History of Brown County" published in 1888 are filled with details about Jessie Dugan the river merchant who built the home and his family. 



An article by Marla Toncray from the Ledger Independent of Maysville, KY expands on the history of the area