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 April 2002 issue:

From "Kentucky Explorer Book Page"

Yearbooks For Sale

Floyd County Schools, 1937-1972. Barbara Bolen Porter, an alumnus of Garrett High School in Floyd County, has compiled a collection of annuals for all individual Floyd County Schools from 1937-1972. The only annuals missing are for the war years of 1943-1946. Many of these reproductions look better than the originals.

The Garrett High School collection consists of 900 pages and sells for $120. Wayland schools, due to the large number of pages, is sold in two volumes, 1937-1959 and 1960-1972.

Annuals from other consolidated high schools include Dunbar, Maytown, Martin, Auxier, Betsy Layne, McDowell, Prestonsburg, Wheelwright. Grade schools include Allen, Bosio, David, Drift, Harold Melvin, and Weeksbury. Mrs. Porter, personally, found it quite enjoyable to see how her father and other family members looked, when they were freshmen back in the 1930s and 1940s.

If you've lost your school annuals to flood, fire, or one of your siblings, now is the time to replace them. This is a very nice collection.

For more information, contact: Barbara Bolen Porter, 638 KY Highway 80, Prestonsburg, KY 41653; 606/874-5092; (toll free) 1-877/874-1212; or see her in person at City Florist in Prestonsburg.

From "Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads"

ATTENTION: Own a real piece of history! Authentic Civil War newspaper, great battle content, $20. Old 1800 newspapers, 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. 1,000-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.; ECHGS, P. O. Box 221, Ravenna, KY 40472. $6, if picked up; or if mailed, $8.

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