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 September 2002 issue:

From "Kentucky Explorer Book Page"

Mammoth Cave
Scary Stories of Mammoth Cave, by Colleen O'Connor Olson and Charles Hanion, is a 92-page collection of 1800s and 1900s accounts of spooky experiences in the world's largest cave by National Park Service employees, cave explorers, and scientists. There are stories of being lost, ghosts, fiction about murder, explanations of devilish names in the cave, history of cave mummies, an underground hospital, and more odd tales. The book is priced at $7.95, plus $3 S/H. To order, contact: Cave Books, 4700 Amberwood Drive, Dayton, OH 45424; or visit their website at:

Carter County
The 1870 Carter County, Kentucky, Census book is now available. This book is fully-indexed and includes notations. The book is priced at $25, plus $3 S/H. To order, contact: Rattlesnake Ridge Genealogy Group, C/O Vicki Gilbert, 8028 Grahn Road, Olive Hill, KY 41164.

Ancestors' Soup
Sandi L. Fraley's newest book, Meetin' The Maker, consists of tips for searching Kentucky death records. Did you know that court records can be a source of death information? You will be amazed at some of the source material that can assist you in determining when and where your ancestors died. Learn about the burial customs of Kentucky and how the epidemics affected your family. This soft-cover book is priced at $18, which includes shipping and handling. Add 6% sales tax, where applicable. Send check or money order to: Ancestor Soup, P. O. Box 4360, Winchester, KY 40392; or visit the website at:

From "Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads"


CIVIL WAR ITEMS WANTED: Paying top cash dollar for guns, swords, uniforms, belt buckles, etc. Reward paid for information leading to Civil War campsites. Contact: Ken Hamilton, 3255 Roxburg Drive, Lexington, KY 40503; 859/223-4450.

EXPERT PHOTO RESTORATION: Don't let time rob you of your memories and treasures. I restore faded, cracked, and damaged photos digitally; all originals handled with TLC. Very reasonable prices. Contact: Jan Francis, 859/431-1113; or
[email protected]

WANTED: Old log cabins, log barns. We dismantle and remove. Insured. Don't let these reminders of our pioneer heritage fall to ruin. Help us preserve our past. We also buy old chimneys, cut stone, and antique stoves. Call, toll free: 877/653-5647.

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