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
Maegly Grocery Photo
Taken In 1910
Thanks so much for publishing the photo of the Maegly Grocery
in Bromley, Kenton County, Kentucky, on the cover of the May
2011 issue of The Kentucky Explorer. I have received several
calls and letters from people who knew my grandparents, the owners
of the store. Some of the correspondence was from people I did
When I submitted the photo, the info. I provided stated the photo
was from 1930, but it was taken ca. 1910.
I was amazed to find out how many Northern Kentucky people receive
The Explorer and share the love of the old Kentucky past.
Again, thanks, and I am looking forward to future issues.
705 Valley Side Drive
Cold Spring, KY 41076
Thanks For Patterns
Several months ago I submitted a request for instructions and
patterns for the "Chicken Scratch" craft.
I received help from many readers, and I appreciate each response.
Thanks to the staff of The Kentucky Explorer for a great magazine.
2985 KY HWY 829
Albany, KY 42602
History Of Regular Baptist
I am looking for the book History Of Regular Baptist which was
copyright in 1961 and published by Rufus Perrigan, of Haysi,
Any help will be appreciated.
1184 Greenwich ETL 79
New London, OH 44851
Thanks For Help
I would like to thank everyone who answered my request for the
song "Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine."
I have enjoyed receiving several replies from all over. Its nice
to know how kind everyone is from Kentucky, as well as other
I would also like to thank readers for the seeds, hymns, books,
4839 Sugar Creek Road, #7
Carlisle, KY 40311