Page 10 -13 -- Located
On The Ohio River, Historic Augusta Has An Interesting Past
PHOTOS: 1997 street scene of
Augusta/Famous ferry crossing the wide Ohio River At Augusta/Early
1900 scene of a shoe factory in Augusta/Plat map of Augusta in
Page 14-15 -- Heated Baseball
Championship Game Still Recalled After 50 Years -- Beattyville
and Jackson Teams Battled For Bluegrass League Title
PHOTOS: Bob Adams/The Jackson
Generals Baseball Team of the Late 1940s.
Page 16-19 -- Ohio River's
Low Water Made For Slow, Dangerous Boat Trip In 1866 -- Large
Paddlewheelers Often Got Stuck during Summer Travel Before Dams
PHOTOS: Large paddlewheeler moving
slowly on the Ohio River near Carrollton, Kentucky, in the early
Page 20-21 -- Rockhouse School
Of Letcher County Was Quite A Study In 1884 -- Superintendent
Challenged Schools Anywhere To Surpass Rockhouse School In Brain
PHOTOS: Class At Rockhouse School
In 1884 In Letcher County.
Page 22-24 -- Caney Creek
Miracle Had Humble Beginning 65 Years Ago -- Memory Hill Museum
In Morgan County Proudly Preserves The History Of Eastern Kentucky
PHOTO: Home and grounds of Memory
Hill/Cabinet dating back to 1670/Log cabins brought to Memory
Hill from four counties/Daniel Williams Memorial
Page 26-30 -- Part Two: The
Hanging Of Bad Tom Smith -- Events Leading Up To His Hanging,
Including An Account Of The French-Eversole Feud
PHOTOS: Tom Smith Sketch/Preparation
for Hanging Sketch/City of Hindman, Knot County/Scaffold location
in Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky/Former courthouse at Jackson
in Breathitt County.
Page 31-32 -- Many Pioneers
Came To Kentucky As Part Of The Famous Traveling Church -- The
Group Built A Small Log Cabin In 1781 On Gilbert's Creek In Garrard
PHOTOS: Location map of Gilbert's
Page 33-36 -- J. W. Crabb
Began Teaching In 1875 At The Young Age Of 17 -- His Recollections
Tell Of His Experiences In Teaching In Many One-Room Schools
During His 55-Year Career
PHOTO: Plum Springs School in
Warren County/J.W. Crabb, wife, and son
Page 37 - Civilization Moved
Ahead On The Back Of A Horse
PHOTOS: War horses in Cavalry
Headquarters at Camp Young, West Point, Kentucky/William H. (Bunk)
Gabbard going about his farm work.
Page 38-40 -- Former Caretaker
Gives Some History Of Great Saltpetre Cave -- "D. Boon"
Is Inscribed At The North Section Of The Cave Near Fat Man's
PHOTO: Richard Mullins/Entrance
of Great Saltpeter Cave in Rockcastle County about 1950/Cave
Page 41-43 -- Early 1900s
Were A Busy Time For Railroads In Eastern Kentucky
PHOTOS: Thriving community at
Torrent in Wolfe County in 1914.
Page 45-46 -- Patriot Henry
Hurst Passed On Proud Heritage To His Ancestors -- Hurst Family
Emigrated From Buckinghamshire, England, In 1730.
-- A History Of Burial Grounds And Moxley Cemetery In Livingston
County -- The Moxley Family Played An Important Role In Area's
Moxley Cemetery/Atha Ignatius Head and wife Mary/Jeptha Dudley
Moxley and family.
-- Last Log Schoolhouse Was Built In Kentucky In 1933 At Salt
Trace -- School Served Children Of A Remote Section Of Harlan
Sketch of Salt Trace log school built in 1933.
-- Felix Riley Roberts, A Circuit Rider, Served In Many Capacities
-- At The Age Of 14 Young Breckinridge County Youth Was Left
With The Reponsibility Of His Family
Reverend and Mrs. Felix Riley Roberts in 1916
Page 62-63 --
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Page: Readers are invited
to send in their books and other projects (pertaining to Kentucky)
to appear on this page.
The Amazing Family
The Tow(e)ry Family
-- Short Gleanings From Collins's 1878 Historical Sketches Of Kentucky: Little Known & Mostly Forgotten -- From
One Of Kentucky's Most Noted History Books.
-- Old-Time Recipes
To Enjoy Conducted by Darlene
A Dish Of Beef
Fricassee Of Fowls
Green Pea Soup
Boiled Duck With Onion Sauce
Page 5 -- Baptizing In Troublesome
Creek, Bulan, Perry County in 1940s.
Page 6 -- Lower War Creek School,
Grades 1-7, 1957-58.
Page 7 -- Culp Family of Marshall
County, Kentucky, 1907.
Page 9 -- Lucy Penix Wood, Carter
Page 15 -- Jeff Brammell, Carter
County, with his mule Maude, and wagon.
Page 17 -- Parker Family of Knox
Page 21 -- The A. R. Holmes Family
of Chavies, Perry County, Kentucky, in the 1940s.
Page 32 -- Sixth Grade Class
of Ezel School in Morgan County, Kentucky.
Page 40 -- A Crew Working For
The L. & N. Railroad, Eastern Kentucky.
Page 42 -- Office staff for administration
of the W. P. A. program at Salyersville, Magoffin County.
Page 43 -- Nancy A. McLeod, Bourbon
Page 44 -- Pruitt Ancestors Who
Lived In Duncan Valley, Breckinridge County, 1905.
Page 46 --
Jenkins High School 1954 Football Team.
-- Lola, Livingston County, Kentucky, Ball Club, 1947.
Preston and Broadway Streets in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1933.
-- Alma and Russell Earls married 65 years
-- Gladys Williams Bowling, Clay County.
-- Wash Day with Addie Thomas Baker and family, Harlan County.
Page 64 -- 50th Wedding Anniversary
of Elmer Pete and Viola Elliot Hardin
Page 65 -- Lloyd Woods with twins,
Franklin County, 1925.
Page 67 -- Campbell Family, Meade
and Hancock County connections.
Page 68 -- Crawford Family Members,
Athol, Breathitt/Lee County; Laura and George Brown, Leslie County.
Page 71-- Newtons of Estill County;
Thomas Jefferson Jones Family; Ceacy Reynolds Littral, Madison
Page 72 -- Gibson, Hall, Collins
of Knott County.
Page 73 -- James Frank Reynolds
Family of Lincoln County, 1927.
Page 74 -- Eazer School, Lee
County, Kentucky, 1911.
Page 75 -- Rosia Horton shares
Page 77-- Joyce Leinart shares
Page 78 -- George W. Battcher
Family, Marion County, 1898.
Page 79 -- Nannie Crouch shares
Page 80 -- John Dickenson Manen/Mannen
Page 81 -- George and Julia (Bolton)
Sears, Pulaski County.
Page 83 -- Smith Family Reunion,
Wayne or Trimble County, 1956.
Page 84 -- Mable Hicks shares
photo of children at David, Floyd County, 1948.
Page 86 -- Altro, Breathitt County,
school children, in 1946.
Page 87 -- Stanberry Family,
1910, Laurel County.
Page 88 -- Men farming in Camp
Springs, Campbell County.
Page 89 -- Edward and Lona Moore
with son, Everett, West Van Lear, Johnson County.
Page 90 -- Mattinglys, Breckenridge
Page 91 -- Lloyd Jackson Chewning,
Page 92 -- Anetta Napier Baldridge
Page 93 -- Rose Parsons Noble
and Shiloh Noble, 1915, Estill County.
Page 94 -- Eastern Junior High
Students, Louisville, 1939.
Page 95 -- DeHarts married in
France. Reared family in Mount Sterling/Murphy sisters, Bell
County/James Clemons Long, Wolfe County.
Page 96 -- Nicholasville High
School, Jessamine County, 1937.
Page 97 -- Rhonda Dalton Parker
Page 98 -- Lena J. Ratliff and
Charlie Edgar Tanner, McLean/Daviess County.
Page 99 -- Henry Kemper Family,
1896, Owen County.
Page 102 -- Johnnie Morris and
Sarah Jane Simpson Morris. Served as sheriffs of Jackson County.
Page 103 -- Arrowoods married
62 years./Unidentified object.
Page 104 -- Friends from Blackey,
Page 105 -- Spauldings of Breckinridge
Page 106 -- Jenkins High School
Football Team, 1953.
Page 107 -- James William Steel
(b. 1804) Bourbon County.
Page 108 -- Minnie Martin Sours,
Harrod's Creek, Clark County, 1890s.
Page 109 -- Sam Dean and Raymond
Montgomery sitting on the running board of Uncle George's 1926
Page 110 -- Morris/Baker family
members at Blackwater in Laurel County.
Page 18 -- Sketches of Kentucky's
Great Outdoors: Deep Lake Trolling In Kentucky
Page 25 -- Thoughts to Ponder
from The Kentucky Philosopher
Page 52 -- Wise And Otherwise
Page 61 -- Kentucky Roadside
History Markers - They Tell The Story Of Our State
Versailles, Woodford County/Falmouth, Pendleton County
Page 66 -- Word Puzzle: Kentucky
Derby 2003 (Answer to word puzzle page 111)
Page 70 -- Songs Kentuckians
Were Singing 100 Years Ago: We're Tenting To-Night
Page 53-54 Kentucky's 1879 State Gazetteer: A Look
At Kentucky Towns And Their Establishments 124 Years Ago
Grassland, Boyd County
Hanson, Hopkins County
Marion, Crittenden County
Ludlow, Kenton County
Lynn Camp, Laurel County
McPherson, Letcher County
Whitesville, Daviess County
Woodville, McCracken County
PHOTOS: Berea Post Office,
Madison County/Musical Group of the First Baptist Church, Ashland,
Kentucky/Lover's Lane in Falmouth, Pendleton County.
Websites: Each month The Kentucky Explorer presents
websites related to genealogy in Kentucky for our growing number
of readers who use computers and the Internet.
West-Central Kentucky Family Research Association
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us at: email@example.com
Page 56-57 Readers Share Postcard Views ca. 1910
Central Christian Church, Lexington
Riverview Park, Louisville, Jefferson
Panbowl near Jackson, Breathitt County
Kentucky State Fair Scenes
Entrance to Mammoth Cave, Edmonson County
Kentucky River Scenery, Clark County
Page 68-72 Kentucky Genealogy Help Line: Queries are published
free up to 50 words as space is available.
Page 72-75 July/August Events To Enjoy
Pages of events and festivals throughout
Page 77-95 I Remember
By Our Readers
They Were Never Far Away with photos
of Riggs family members.
A Child Of Breathitt County
Family Life, Collins Family of Floyd
Remember When (Breathitt County)
A More Simple Time (Memories of Bill
Baker of Hebron, Kentucky)
Hillsdale Tales (Simpson County)
Strictly Kentucky Genealogy Various
materials to aid in Family History Research.
Readers Share Old Photos
Section Foreman's Inspection Trip, Ravenna,
Estill County, Kentucky, October 25, 1927.
William L. Hurst home located on Stillwater
in Wolfe County.
Crain/Hurst and others.
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