Then the Bradford family came in 1803 and decided to start a grist mill thereby getting the name Bradford's Mill to replace Centerville because the first settlers thought that the point the two rivers joined was the center of the state of Kentucky.
In 1836 Dr. Rose and a group petitioned the state to let Bradfordsville become a city incorporated. The state agreed in General Assembly to this in January 30, 1836, Dr. Rose is buried in a cemetery in Fairview Court of Bradfordsville--his son Uriah became an envoy for President Teddy Roosevelt to Brussells and later established the Rose Law Firm that Hilary Rodham Clinton worked for in Little Rock Arkansas. A bust of Uriah is in Statuary Hall of the US Capitol in Washington, D.C.
The house has been deserted for at least a hundred years, however at night a piano can be heard playing, and sometimes you can hear a baby cry.