November 2005


What's inside of the November 2005

Kentucky Explorer!

Page 2 -- Not So Long Ago

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 53-55 Kentucky's 1879 State Gazetteer: A Look At Kentucky Towns And Their Establishments 124 Years Ago

Augusta, Bracken County

Page 56-57 Old Postcard Views

Washington Hall, Mammoth Cave, Edmondson County

Traveler's Rest

Henrietta Hotel, Princeton

Drake's Creek, Simpson County

Central City, Muhlenberg County

Chimney Rock, Garrard/Mercer County line

Page 63 -- Kentucky Explorer Book Page: Readers are invited to send in their books and other projects (pertaining to Kentucky) to appear on this page.

The South, The Magnolia Route, Tales Of The Railroad

Page 62-- Old-Time Recipes To Enjoy Conducted by Darlene Howard

Half-Baked Potatoes

Croquets Of Poultry



Cranberry Pie

To Cure Hams

To Clarify Butter For Potting

Page 64-65 Strictly Kentucky Genealogy Various materials to aid in Family History Research.

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

Bybee, Wollums-Conrad, Stringer, King, Young, Napier, Johnson, Messer, Hatton, Marshall, Smith, Fugate-Boofer, Owens-Slone-Taylor, Shuckrow-Pollard-Aubrey, Lowe, Jones

Other Features

Page 66 -- Word Puzzle: Commissioned Officers Of The Civil War

Page 69 -- Songs Kentuckians Were Singing 100 Years Ago: The Banks Of Allan Water

History and Genealogy Photos

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

Page 70-90 I Remember By Our Readers -- From All Over Kentucky

Page 91 -- Short Gleanings From Collins's 1878 Historical Sketches Of Kentucky: Little Known & Mostly Forgotten -- From One Of Kentucky's Most Noted History Books.

Garrard County

Henry County

Mason County


Page 93 Kentucky Genealogy From

Dr. John J. Dickey's 1989 Diary

Page 96-97 Genealogy From Long Ago

(Old Scrapbook - 1890s)

Bland, Calloway, Mullins, Hopson

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 105 November Events to Enjoy

Page 108 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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