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
I am looking for the book The History of Robertson County by
T. Ross Moore.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
4395 Pine Ridge Road
Winchester, KY 40391
Apple Gourd Seeds Wanted
I would like to have some apple gourd seeds.
If anyone has any to share, I would really appreciate getting
30 Gault Lane
Columbia, KY 42728
Lyrics To Song Wanted
A few years ago, I was at an old-time fiddlers' convention and
heard an old song during an evening jam session. It was humorous,
and I would very much like to have the words and music to that
song. It was called "False Tooth/Teeth Valley."
If anyone could help me out, I would surely appreciate it.
My husband receives The Kentucky Explorer as a gift from our
son. It contains some very interesting reading.
651A Dever Road
Lucasville, OH 45648
Mayflower Coal Mine
I am seeking information on the Mayflower Coal Mine at Caney,
Morgan County, Kentucky.
My father, Robert, was born in 1914 at the mouth of the hollow.
His parents were Granville Bailey and Sadie Peters Ingram. He
had an older brother, Ralph, and a sister, Verna.
Any information would be appreciated.
730 Michael Drive
Carlisle, OH 45005
I am interested in any purple hollyhock, red kennys, and touch-me-not
If any reader has any available, please contact me.
I am very thankful for The Kentucky Explorer.
Keep up the good work.
P. O. Box 363
Hardy, KY 41531