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Do You Know This Town?

by Lanita Sconce Smith, Daviess County Genealogical Society President

It was in the summer of 1837, when Millport, the main community in the county for dry goods, merchandise and such, started to diminish in its importance to the county. Millport, named for its successful mill, was the county seat, but received its first death blow when the mill burned.

The talk of a new county seat being located south of

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