By Helen E. McKinney
Oldham County History Center
Oldham County has always been an enterprising county. Town lots were set aside in La Grange in 1827, with founding fathers realizing the potential of future growth and knowing how important transportation was to their tiny town.
Many times visitors to the Oldham County History Center and Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum ask if the town was built first or the railroad. It’s reminiscent of which came first: the chicken or the egg?