April 2009

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Chester Collins and Ezra Lafferty show off their catch of the day in West Garrett, Floyd County, Kentucky, ca. 1940. This photo was donated to the Garrett Historical website by Brenda Bolding and submitted to The Kentucky Explorer by Randy Bentley. To view other photos of Floyd County visit: www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyfloyd/floyd.htm

Earl G. Aylor, 132 Baytree Boulevard, Tavares, FL 32778, shares this photo of the students and teacher of Addie Aylor's School, Hebron, Boone County, Kentucky. The people in the photo and the date are unknown. If anyone can identify any one, please feel free to contact Earl or write to: The Kentucky Explorer, P. O. Box 227, Jackson, KY 41339.

The Glidden Tour Pathfinder at the old schoolhouse in Athertonville, Larue County, Kentucky, where Abraham Lincoln, America's 16th President, received his early education. (Photo from American Motorist, May 1910) See complete article and other photos in the April 2009 issue of The Kentucky Explorer.


Buggies such as this one were manufactured by the Sellar Carriage Company in Versailles, Woodford County, Kentucky, in 1881. Read about some of the early businesses of Woodford County in the April 2009 issue of The Kentucky Explorer.

The Jesse "Jeff" Morgan Family. Jesse "Jeff" Morgan, 1841-1933, was the grandson of Zachariah and Mary Holt Morgan. He is the old man with the beard, on crutches in the center of the photo. He is surrounded by his immediate family. It is believed this photo was taken in Clay County, Kentucky, in the late 1920s or early 1930s. (Photo courtesy of Terry Morgan.)


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