July/August 2005


What's inside of the July/August 2005

Kentucky Explorer!

Page 2 -- Not So Long Ago

www.kentuckyreader.com (now available) offers a wealth of material regarding Kentucky

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

Page 4-9, 97-99, 102-103 -- Letters to the Editor

Letters from our readers

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

Cynthiana, Harrison County, Kentucky

Page 56-57 Old Postcard Views

Ben Hur steamboat.

Hemp cutting in central Kentucky.

Soldiers far from home.

Kentucky's new state capitol in Frankfort, Franklin County, in 1910.

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.

Christian, Clay, Grayson, Logan, and Franklin 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.

Lake Cumberland Area, Red River Gorge, Steamboats

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.)

Carr Creek Lake

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


Breast of Veal, Stewed

Irish Stew

Scalloped Tomatoes

Southern Cornbread

Banana Cake

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

Kirby, Sizemore, Cozine, Duncan, Trowbridge-Penick, Lowe, Gabbard, Byerley/Byrley/Biarly, Ballenger, Hammond-McCoy, Hundley, Worley, Ashley, Williamson-Thompson, Shull, Sizemore, Olvey, Robertson, Fuller-Bradley-Gullett, Bowen, Litteral-McGlone, Slone.

Other Features

Page 67 -- Word Puzzle: 131st Kentucky Derby

Page 70 -- Songs Kentuckians Were Singing 100 Years Ago: The Hardy Norseman

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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