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
Krypton Depot Photo Wanted
I am looking for a photograph of the L&N Depot at Krypton,
Perry County, Kentucky.
My grandfather, William S. "Doggie" Merrill, was in
charge of laying the original rails from Jackson to near Hazard.
My family still resides in Krypton. I remember several years
ago The Kentucky Explorer published a photo of my grandfather
on a handcar on the railroad.
I would appreciate the opportunity to purchase a copy of a photo
of the Krypton Depot, if anyone has one.
Bonnet Pattern Wanted
I would like to find an old-fashioned pioneer bonnet pattern
that looks like the type worn in the series Little House On The
I will pay the postage.
1349 Court Road
London, KY 40744
I would like to find the book Halls At Mud Creek.
I will pay the costs.
I really enjoy The Kentucky Explorer and have had a subscription
for several years.
7084 Amity Drive
Madison, OH 44057
Looking For Old Regular
Baptist Association Minutes
I am searching for minute books from the following associations:
Spencer, Red River, and/or the Red Bird.
I am looking for the minutes of these associations that are before
If anyone has any minute books of any of these associations,
I would be more than happy to get them.
I am willing to pay for any minute book, along with postage and
425 Lisle Road
Georgetown, KY 40324
These are only two of the many queries
inside The Kentucky Explorer.