November 2004 Contents

What's inside of the November 2004

Kentucky Explorer!

Page 2 -- Not So Long Ago (now available) offers a wealth of material regarding Kentucky

Page 3 -- Editor's Message/Table of Contents

Page 4-9, 98-99, 102-104 -- Letters to the Editor

Letters from our readers


Page 10 -- Covered Bridges In Fleming County

Page 11 -- Mammoth Cave Region Became A National Park In 1941

Page 13 -- Mammoth Cave Region Became A National Park In 1941

Page 15 -- Uncle Melvin Tolliver, Well-Known Citizen Of Letcher County

Page 20 -- An Account Of The Battle Of Belmont

Page 22 -- Henry H. Harris Was Devoted To Kentucky's Children

Page 28 -- Rev. John Dawson Steel's Legacy Lives On In Kentucky

Page 29 -- Opal Pinkerton Bradley Going Strong At 93

Page 30 -- Confederate Soldier Tells Of Escape From Prison

Page 32 -- Gen. Ben Hardin Helm Died Young

Page 35 -- November Is Not Entirely Wind, Rain, And Dreariness

Page 36 -- Duncan Hines: The Man Who Knows Best

Page 38 -- The Village Of Cromwell Was Destroyed By Fire

Page 39 -- Statistics Of Louisville & Lexington Railroads In 1858

Page 40 -- Capt. Bill Srong Shot From Ambush

Page 42 -- Mystery Photo

Page 43 -- Old Letter From Boone County

Page 44 -- Sketches Of Kentucky's Great Outdoors

Page 46 -- Tales Of Daniel Boone & Pioneer Kentuckians

Page 51 -- Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Page 52 -- Wit-n-Wisdom

Page 53 -- Kentucky 1879 State Gazetteer

Page 56-57 -- Centerfold: "Depots Throughout Kentucky"

Page 58 -- A Tribute To Two Special Ladies From West Liberty

Page 59 -- Unexplained Happenings Occurred On Railroads

Page 60 -- Kentucky Philosopher

Page 62 -- Short Gleanings From Collins's 1878 Historical Sketches Of Kentucky: Little Known & Mostly Forgotten -- From One Of Kentucky's Most Noted History Books.

Robertson, Hardin, Madison, Wolfe, Lee, Trigg, and Henderson Counties

Page 64 -- Kentucky Explorer Book Page: Readers are invited to send in their books and other projects (pertaining to Kentucky) to appear on this page.

Woolfolk Family, Cherokee Census, Heaven On Earth, Memories Of Home

Page 65 -- My Favorite Place To Visit In Dear Old Kentucky: Readers are invited to share an article about their favorite place to visit in Kentucky. (300 words or less.)

Laurel Gorge

Page 66 -- Old-Time Recipes To Enjoy Conducted by Darlene Howard

Baked Ham Slices

Potato Salad

Scalloped Cabbage

Quick Brownie Cake

Hard Time Cake

Other Features

Page 67 -- Word Puzzle: Steamboats On Big Sandy River

Page 70 -- Songs Kentuckians Were Singing 100 Years Ago: Those Evening Bells

Page 53-54 Kentucky's 1879 State Gazetteer: A Look At Kentucky Towns And Their Establishments 124 Years Ago

Ten Mile, Campbell County

Creelsborough, Russell County

Dabney, Pulaski County

Hebbardsville, Henderson County

Hickory Grove, Graves County

Manchester, Clay County

Marion, Crittenden County

Lynn, Greenup County

Hustonville, Lincoln County

Travelers Rest, Owsley County

Trigg Furnace, Trigg County

Page 51 Kentucky Genealogy Websites: Each month The Kentucky Explorer presents websites related to genealogy in Kentucky for our growing number of reade

If you have a website you would like listed, please e-mail us at: [email protected]

Page 56-57 Old Depot Postcard views

Q&C Depot in Walton, Boone County

C&O Depot in Newport, Campbell County

Illinois Central Depot in Mayfield, Graves County

C&O Depot in Ashland, Boyd County

Page 68-72 Kentucky Genealogy Help Line: Queries are published free up to 50 words as space is available.

Slone, Turner-Boggs, Kelley, Salyer, Sprinkle, Bruner, Frazier, Barnett, Day-Keeton/Keaton, James-McFelea, Ballamy/Bellam, VanMeter, Anderson, Mullins-Honeycutt, Heddy-Cherokee Families, Tuggle, Lamb

Page 72 Family Reunions & Other Special Announcements

Readers Are Invited To Send In Announcements For This Column. It's Free.

Page 75-95 I Remember By Our Readers -- From All Over Kentucky

Page 95-97 Strictly Kentucky Genealogy Various materials to aid in Family History Research.

Page 100-101 Readers Share Old Photos

You are invited to submit your treasured old photos. Photos must be of people of Kentucky or places in Kentucky.

Page 106-111 Classified Ads Ten Cents Per Word - Minimum $3.00 Per Issue -- Payment Must Accompany All Advertising Copy - Sorry, We Cannot Accept Classified Ads Over The Phone

Page 112 Points of Interest Location Map/Order Form


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