March 2005


What's inside of the March 2005

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 -- Blue Licks Spring Water Was Used For Medicinal Purposes

Page 11 -- Remembering The Company Store At Seco In Letcher County

Page 13 -- Middlesboro Industry Was Greatly Revived during The Early 1900s

Page 15 -- Cornett Ancestors Honored During Recent Memorial Service

Page 17 -- The Stanberry Family Of Laurel And Knox Counties

Page 20 -- Bob Smith: The Turkey Foot Lumber Co. And The KR&C Railroad

Page 22 -- Jouett Commanded Party That Captured A Confederate Steamer

Page 23 -- Dr. Ed Guerrant Gave Special Care To Faithful Worker

Page 23 -- WWI Veteran Of Leslie County

Page 24 -- Part One: Memories Of The Julius Marks Sanitorium In Lexington, Ky.

Page 28 -- Revolutionary War Soldier Honored With Memorial Service

Page 30 -- Five Kentucky Soldiers' Graves Found At California Cemetery

Page 31 -- Kentucky Springs Supplied An Abundance of Cool, Clear Water

Page 32 -- Oligo Nunk Caves Were Enjoyed By Many In 1896

Page 35 -- A History Of Concord Methodist Church In Pendleton, Kentucky

Page 37 -- Highbaugh Played Important Role In Documenting Collins' Tragedy

Page 41 -- An Old Letter Of 1859 To "The Presbyterian Herald"

Page 43 -- Great Pioneer Couple's Remains Were Brought Back To Kentucky In 1845

Page 46 -- Indian Relic Has Special Meaning To Trimble Family Of Morgan County

Page 48 -- The Lanes: A Pioneer Family Of Indiana And Kentucky

Page 52 -- Wit-n-Wisdom

Page 58 -- First-Ever Bullitt Co. History Museum Now Open In Courthouse

Page 60 -- John William Keaton, Civil War POW, Honored In Woodford Co.

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

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

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


Henderson, Henderson County, Kentucky

Page 56-57 Old Postcard Views

The Courier-Journal Building, Louisville, Jefferson County

Holman St. School, Covington, Kenton County

City Hall in Louisville, Jefferson County

Main Street, Greenville, Muhlenberg County

Roark Hall, Richmond, Madison County.

Main Cross Street, Carrollton, Carroll County.

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.

Caldwell, Warren, Marshall, Fayette, Todd, and Carter 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.

Census For Sale, Mammoth Cave, County Histories, Genealogy On CD, Prerogative Court Of Maryland

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.)

The McDowell House

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

Kentucky Hot Brown, Paw Paw Bread, Fried Hominy, Green Peppers Stuffed With Venison, Chicken Pie, Stuffed Potatoes with Cheese and Bacon

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

Botkin/Bodkin, Sageser-Warford, Williams-Pitchford, Napier, Lawson, Ware, Parks-Spurlock, Clements-Race-Egelston, Greer, Belcher, Dunn-Friend-Gabbard, Pryor-Enzweiler Cemetery, Blanton-Meredith, Hawkins-Bourne, Branson-Mullins, Powell, McCoy-Bradley, Roberts, Stubblefield-Williams, Pike-Embry-Wilson, Shepherd, Odd Fellows Home, White, Combs, Bridge-Hancock.

Other Features

Page 67 -- Word Puzzle: Roles In Civil War Battles

Page 70 -- Songs Kentuckians Were Singing 100 Years Ago: The Three Little Pigs

History and Genealogy Photos

Each month The Kentucky Explorer presents hundreds of history and genealogy photos submitted from our readers.

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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