Each month, The Kentucky
Explorer magazine receives literally scores of letters from
our faithful readers. Among those letters we often find queries,
ranging from requests for words to songs and poems to trying
to locate former classmates and military buddies of long ago.
Here are a few queries from
Washington School And Church
I am searching for photos of the Mt. Washington School or the
Mt. Washington Church in Marion County, Kentucky.
Does anyone remember attending the Mt. Washington Church with
Grace Truman Shipp? Grace is my grandmother, and she went to
this school and church.
I would really appreciate any help.
7257 Hopewell Road
Lanesville, IN 47136
Map Of Kentucky Wanted
I would like to see a map, like the one on page 31 of the January
2010 issue of The Kentucky Explorer, of Mason County, Kentucky,
from Maysville going west on Highway 10 to Germantown, Bracken
Also, I would like a complete map of Kentucky dated before 1943.
If any reader can help, please contact me.
3520 Germantown Road
Maysville, KY 41056
Wanted: The Hanging
Of "Bad Tom" Smith
I am the great-great-grandson of "Bad Tom" Smith. My
grandfather was Jack Combs. I would like to find a copy of the
book The Hanging of Bad Tom Smith.
Also, I am a Civil War buff and would like to have information
on Bad Tom's father, Richard Smith, and his involvement in the
I can pay reasonable prices for the book and information provided.
1610 Washington Street E.
Charleston, WV 25311