Kentucky Explorer Magazine

Volume 14, Number 7 - January, 2000

Table Of Contents

Among The Tall Stacks... Page 2

Letters To The Kentucky Explorer... 4

Hickman's 1878 Yellow Fever Epidemic ...9

Bath County's "Dangerous" Dan Swartz ...11

When A Coffin Was Washed Away ...14

An 1874 Visit To The Kentucky State Prison ...15

Meeting The Train In Earlier Times ...19

A Day In The Three Cs During The 1930s ...20

The Great Earthquake Of 1811... 22

Hobo Life Was Not For A Young Kentuckian... 24

Thomas Heaberlin, A Civil War Soldier... 27

Catlettsburg Suffered During Flood Of 1884 ...32

A Cashier Recalls Days At Keeneland Track ...34

Mount Mary Hospital And The 1957 Flood...37

A Few Of Abraham Lincoln's Epigrams... 41

In Kentucky's Knob County During 1834... 42

Remembering The W.P.A. ...45

George D. Prentice, Early Journalist ...46

Along Lincoln County's Chestnut Ridge ...48

Wise And Otherwise... 52

Kentucky's 1879 State Gazetteer ...53

An Old Folktale: The Changeable Ghost ...55

F.S.A. Photographs From Sixty Years Ago ...56

Several Nations Once Claimed Kentucky ...58

Chester A. Johnson Of Meadow Creek... 61

Dawson Springs And Its Magical Water ...63

Elisha S. Brown's Civil War Diary ...65

A Look At The Shackelfords Of Harlan County ...66

Confessions Of A Bath County Thief... 68

Old Time Recipes To Enjoy... 69

A Word Puzzle - Revolutionary War Soldiers ...70

Genealogy From The Long Ago... 71

Kentucky Genealogy Help Line ...73

Family Reunions & Other Announcements ...81

Kentucky Kinfolks From The 1930s ...83

World War II Experiences... 84

I Remember - By Our Readers ...85

Kentucky Events To Enjoy This Month... 97

Genealogy From Dr. John J. Dickey's Diary ...104

Historical Sketches Of Kentucky - 1878 ...106

Kentucky Roadside History Markers ...107

Kentucky Explorer Book Page... 108

Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads ...109

Where In Kentucky? - A Location Map ...112


112 Pages -- All About Kentucky History & Genealogy!


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