May 2008 Contents

What's inside of the May 2008

Kentucky Explorer!

Page 2 -- Places I've Seen

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


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

Letters from our readers

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


Cary's, Cumberland County

Island Station, Daviess County

Fruit Hill, Christian County

Freedom, Barren County

Willard, Carter County

Ryland, Kenton County

Cumberland City, Clinton County

Grayson Springs Station, Grayson County

Beaver Dam, Ohio County

plus many more...


Page 56 Old Postcard Scenes

Carlisle, Nicholas County

Hickman, Fulton County

Eminence, Henry County

White Mills, Hardin County

plus others...

Page 61 Old-Time Recipes To Enjoy By Our Readers -- From All Over Kentucky

Potato Soup, Chicken Livers & Bacon, Stewed Corn, Chicken Salad, Dried Apple Fruit Cake, Butterscotch Pie

Page 62 -- Genealogy From Long Ago

Interesting collection of old genealogy clippings over 100 years old.

Cornett, Witten-Ward-Vaughan

Page 64 -- Kentucky Genealogy From

Dr. John J. Dickey's 1898 Diary

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

Page 67-- Word Puzzle - First Kentucky Cavalry, USA

Page 68 Genealogy From The Long Ago

Old Scrapbook - 1890

Old Clippings dealing with Kentucky family history.

Page 70 Family Reunions & Other Special Announcements

A free service for our readers who are planning family reunions and special events.

Page 73 -- Kentucky Kinfolks

Interesting collection of old genealogy clippings over 100 years old.

Lockridge-Malone, Ballou-Bond, Summers-Bell, Conn-Ware, Blakemore-Green, Yeatman-Pattie, Helm, Shannon

Page 76-92 "I Remember" By Our Readers

Memories from readers all over Kentucky.

Page 93 Kentucky Genealogy Help Line

Queries are published free up to 50 words as space is available.

Page 96 Songs Kentuckians Were Singing 100 Years Ago

Page 97-- 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 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.

May Events To Enjoy

Page 105-107

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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