Augusta Ferry - Augusta, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 38° 46.486 W 084° 00.536
16S E 759846 N 4296032
Quick Description: The Augusta Ferry is one of only 2 Ohio River ferries still in operation, crossing to US 52 just 2 miles W of Higginsport, Ohio, from its dock at the end of Seminary Street in historic Augusta, Kentucky.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 9/1/2007 12:54:27 PM
Waymark Code: WM2474
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wilsonjw
Views: 145

Long Description:

The Augusta Ferry is one of only 2 Ohio River ferries still in operation.

It is one of the oldest ferries operating on the Ohio River. Founded in 1797 as a hand propelled ferry by John Boude, the ferry still lands at it's original mooring in Augusta.

The ferry operates daily from 8 am to 8 pm. The cost of a one way trip across the river is $5 per car. Individuals on foot may ride the ferry at no cost as long as a paying customer is on board.
Body of water served: Ohio River

Places served:
Augusta, Kentucky -- Higginsport, Ohio

Terminal / landing address:
Seminary Road
Augusta, KY United States

Hours of operation (non-scheduled ferry service): From: 8:00 AM To: 8:00 PM

Seasonal: Not Listed

Dining room / cafeteria: Not Listed

Gift shop: Not Listed

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