October 2008 Contents

What's inside of the October 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

Deer Creek, Carter County

Dog Creek, Hart County

Crab Orchard, Lincoln County

McAfee, Mercer County

St. Charles, Hopkins County

Crossland, Calloway County

plus many others...

Page 56 Old Postcard Scenes


Whitesburg, Letcher County

Maysville, Mason County

Elizabethtown, Hardin County

Milton, Trimble County

plus others...

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

Meatloaf, Sweet Potato Pie, Succotash, Pumpkin Bread, Stewed Carrots, Old-Time Apple Pie, Johnny Cake

Page 62 -- Genealogy From Long Ago

Interesting collection of old genealogy clippings over 100 years old.

Stewart, Gay-Russell, Talbott, Gist, Drake, Williams, plus more...

Page 65-- 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 Kinfolks

Interesting collection of old genealogy clippings over 100 years old.

Kirk-Wasson-Menough, Owen, Barnett, White-Robinson, Deweese-Graham-Sands, Arbuckle-James-McKinney, plus many more

Page 69 -- Kentucky Genealogy From

Dr. John J. Dickey's 1898 Diary

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

Page 72 Family Reunions & Other Special Announcements

Page 75 Strictly Kentucky Genealogy

Various materials to aid in family history research.

Page 78-93 "I Remember" By Our Readers

Memories from readers all over Kentucky.

Page 93-- Word Puzzle - KY Signers Of Virginia Convention

Page 95 Kentucky Genealogy Help Line

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

Page 97 Songs Kentuckians Were Singing 100 Years Ago

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.

October Events To Enjoy

Page 104-107

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Page 112 Points of Interest Location Map/Order Form

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