Things For Sale

Other popular features found in our magazine each month pertain to items that our readers have for sale. These generally appear in our Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads and Kentucky Explorer Book Page, but occasionally are found in Letters To The Editor or other pages, too.

Here are a few things for sale by readers from our March 2002 issue:

From "Kentucky Explorer Book Page"

Sunbonnets And Sweet Gum

This new book, Sunbonnets and Sweet Gum, by John Allen Boyd is now available. This book is compiled of the memories of Mr. Boyd's mother, Pearl Lowe Boyd. Included are Mrs. Boyd's recollections of growing up on farms in Kentucky almost a century ago. As you can determine in its introduction, it is classified as non-fiction-folklore-heritage-nostalgia. There are endearing articles of farm life and customs, animal stories, eccentric characters, a chapter about a one-room rural school, festivals, folk language, remedies, and more.

This book is available in hardback, paperback, and e-book. Price of the hardback, S/H included, is $34.17; and paperback, S/H included, $24.02. Go online to order e-book. Contact: 888/795-4272, option 5; fax: 215/923-4685;;;; [email protected];; or

From "Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads"

ATTENTION: Own a real piece of history! Authentic Civil War newspaper, great battle content, $20. Old 1800 newspaper, various dates, $6. Ten cave-dug arrowpoints, $15. Ten pure white quartz B. C. arrowheads, $15. 2000-year-old Roman coin, $10, great emperor featured. 1000-year-old Byzantine Empire coin with image of Christ, $10. What gifts! Gifts for the minister, Sunday School teacher, or whatever. Everything is old and authentic. Send $5 for a catalog or free with any order. Contact: Indian Shop, P. O. Box 246, Independence, KY 41051.

FOR SALE: 2002 Estill County Historical Calendars are for sale at: 133 Broadway, Irvine, Kentucky, on Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; or by mail: ECHGS, P. O. Box 221, Ravenna, KY 40472. $6, if picked up or if mailed, $8.

WANTED: Kentucky basketball memorabilia. Buying UK programs, photos, art prints, media guides; Adolph Rupp items; Ashland Oil basketball cards for all teams; Sweet 16 State Tournament programs; and ABA Kentucky Colonels memorabilia. Contact: Jim Avritt, P. O. Box 627, Lebanon, KY 40033; or call: 270/692-4340.

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