February 2012

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Bert Watkins, 455 McKinney Lane, Richmond, KY 40475, shares this photo. L-R: Barbara Aldridge, Charollet Preston, Louise Eagle Watkins, and Bert Watkins (Jr.). The photo was taken at Gwinn Island, Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky, in 1948.

Paul Patton of Campbellsville, Kentucky, shares this photo of John Crockett standing in front of his cabin in Casey County, Kentucky, ca. 1945. See "I Remember" in the February 2012 issue of The Kentucky Explorer.

Robert Gividen, Sr., 2623 Blankenbaker Road, Louisville, KY 40299; robgividenonyx@yahoo.com, shares this photo from 1910 of the First Communion Class at St. Joseph Orphanage in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky. The information written on the photo is not legible, so the children's names were not provided. Anyone who is an alumnus or looking for information on a family member who was at St. Joseph Orphanage in Louisville before 1980 feel free to contact Robert, who is the president of the St. Joseph Children's Home Alumni Association.

An old scene in Knox County, Kentucky, taken during the winter of 1917. This was the homeplace of J. M. and Alabama Burnett Cole, located on the banks of Goose Creek at Woollum, Knox County, Kentucky. The road going past the big barn went into a hollow known as Terapin Branch. Beverly Hudson, P. O. Box 246, Heidrick, KY 40949, shares this photo.


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