December 2007

January 2008 Contents


What's inside of the December 2007/January 2008

Kentucky Explorer!


Page 2 -- Places I've Seen

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

Page 4-9, 97-99, 102-104 -- 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: kyex2@mac.com


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

Powder Mills, Hart County

Cane Spring Depot, Bullitt County

English, Carroll County

Friendship, Caldwell County

Pleasant View, Whitley County

plus many others...


Page 56 Old Postcard Scenes

Main Street, Dawson Springs, Hopkins County

River scene at Cloverport, Breckinridge County

Residence of W. S. Harkins, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky

Couple basketmaking in their mountain home.


Page 61-- Kentucky Explorer Book Page

Readers are invited to send in their books and other projects to appear on this page. This is a free service.


Page 66 -- Kentucky Genealogy From

Dr. John J. Dickey's 1898 Diary

These writings are written word for word as Dr. Dickey wrote them.


Page 69 Old-Time Recipes To Enjoy By Our Readers -- From All Over Kentucky

Roasted Chestnuts, Christmas Fruit Cookies, Potato and Liver Casserole, Holiday Cake, Mistletoe Chocolate Cake, plus more.


Page 70 -- Genealogy From Long Ago

Interesting collection of old genealogy clippings over 100 years old.

Dandridge, McIntosh, Payne, Peach-Pendleton, Hill-Mason-Parham, Merrill, plus more.


Page 73 -- Kentucky Kinfolks

Interesting collection of old genealogy clippings over 100 years old.

Crawford, Cunningham, Cave, Berry, plus many more.


Page 74-94 "I Remember" By Our Readers

Memories from readers all over Kentucky.


Page 92 Family Reunions & Other Special Announcements


Songs Kentuckians Were Singing 100 Years Ago

Page 96


Page 97-- Word Puzzle - Independent School Districts


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.


December/January Events To Enjoy

Page 105-107


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