June 1999 Reunions, Events & Announcements 


The Descendants of Jeptha Leet and William Leete will meet for a reunion at the Best Western Luxbury, in La Grange, Kentucky on July 2-4, 1999. For more information contact: J. B. Hitt, II, 3904 Gardenia Court, Louisville, KY 40220; or call: 502/456-5986.

 

The 1999 Mountain Days, sponsored by Our Common Heritage, Inc., will take place on August 21 - 22, 1999, at Dayton, Ohio's Eastwood Park. For more information call: 937/235-0701.

 

The Cumberland Inn Marriott and other community sponsors will host a "Blast of Independence" on July 3, 1999, from 3:00 - 10:00 p. m. There will be a fireworks show at the end of the night. For more information call: 800/315-0286, or 606/539-4100, ext. 3275.

 

Stidham Family National Reunion: The first Stidham national family reunion will be held in Boone County, Kentucky, near the Cincinnati Airport, on July 16-17, 1999, at the Baptist Christian Camp and Retreat. For more details call: Christy Stidham, 606/581-2812; or Jack Stidham, 423/586-6557, e-mail: [email protected]

 

The Annual Harmon Reunion for the descendants of Charles and Mabel Huston Harmon will be held the last Saturday in June 1999, at Miller Park, Campbellsville, Kentucky. For more information contact: Mabel Harmon, 1040 Cross Keys Road Apt. 18, Lexington, KY 40504.

 

1863 Days: On July 17, 1999, from 9:00 a. m. to 4:00 p. m., Louisville, Kentucky will have 1863 Days, at 1940 S. Hurstbourne Parkway. Re-enactors will bring Union and Confederate troops together for the day at Nunnlea. Special event for the day will be a Union court martial. A doctor will perform emergency treatment using authentic equipment of the 1860s. President Lincoln will visit for the day. Come and join us in returning to 1863. For more information call: Caroline Randolph, 502/454-7687.

 

The Harlan County Genealogical Society meets the second Saturday in April, July, and October, at 10:00 a. m. at the Harlan Public Library, 107 N. Third Street, Harlan, Kentucky. For more information contact: the Harlan County Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 853, Harlan, KY 40831.

 

The Slaven Family Reunion will be held June 5, 1999, from 10:00 a. m. to 3:00 p. m. at the Big Southfork Park, Bandy Creek Campground, two miles off Highway 297, halfway between Oneida and Jamestown, Tennessee. For more information contact: Ann Slaven Brotzge, 2347 Waterford Road, Mt. Washington, KY 40047; 502/538-6078; or

e-mail: [email protected]

 

Reunion: The will be an Adam Terry Reunion held on June 26, 1999, at Fort Boonesboro, Kentucky. For more information call: Gregory Terry, 606/725-4414.

 

Family Reunion: There will be a family reunion for the descendants of Jim and Printhia Reed Prater and Jim and Elizabeth Taulbee Prater on August 14, 1999, at the Old Mill Park, West Liberty, Kentucky. For more information contact: Gregory Terry, RR 1 Box 943-2, West Liberty, KY 41472; or call: 606/725-4414.

 

Family Reunion: There will be a family reunion of the King Covey family and any relation, on August 28, 1999, at Lake Reba Park in Richmond, Kentucky. For more information contact: Gary Covey, 2586 Lancaster Road, Richmond, KY 40457.

 

Sesquicentenial Celebration: Dayton, Kentucky will have a sesquicentenial celebration on June 12-28, 1999. For more information call: Jan Francis, 606/431-1113; or e-mail: [email protected]

 

The Young Family Reunion will be held June 26, 1999, at the Ramada Inn in Paintsville, Kentucky. For more information contact: The Young Family Reunion Committee, 2317 Hoover Road, Grove City, OH 43123; call: 614/875-1733; or e-mail: [email protected]

 

Johnson County Historical and Genealogical Association meet regularly on the first Saturday mornings of June, September, December, and March, in the Johnson County Public Library, Paintsville, Kentucky. For more information contact: Rebecca Lewis, Court Reporter, P. O. Box 146, Paintsville, KY 41240.

 

Gallatin County's Finest: The Glencoe Frontier Days will be held July 29-31, 1999. There will be a Daisy Duke look-a-like contest. For more information contact: Ray Neuspickel, P. O. Box 82, Glencoe, KY 41046; or call: 606/643-5131

 

Powell Family Reunion: A Powell reunion for the descendants of Abraham Powell and his siblings of Chestnut Flat area, Jackson County, Kentucky, will be held September 11, 1999, at the Indian Fort Theater; three miles east of Berea and two miles west of Big Hill. For more information contact: James Rogers, 606/332-7802; or Maudean Neill, 802/223-7640, e-mail: [email protected]

 

The Friends of Baker-Hunt meet on the third Friday of each month, from 5:30 to 6:30, at the Baker Hunt mansion, Covington, Kentucky. For more information call: 606/431-0020 or 513/861-4146; ask for Tom Lohre.

 

The Van Lear Historical Society meets the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p. m. For more information contact: The Van Lear Historical Society, 78 Millers Creek Road, Van Lear, KY 41265; or e-mail:

[email protected]

 

The Spencer County Historical and Genealogical Society meets the fourth Monday of each month, except in December. For more information contact: The Spencer County Historical and Genealogy Society, P. O. Box 266, Taylorsville, KY 40071.

 

Oneida Baptist Institute, in Clay County, will have a centennial celebration on June 26, 1999. The Christian boarding school was founded on September 1, 1899 and opened on New Years Day, 1900. For more information contact: Oneida Baptist Institute, P. O. Box 67, Oneida, KY 40972; or call: 606/847-4111.


Jenkins Days Autumn Festival will be held August 26 - 28, 1999. There will be a one and one-half mile fun walk race, a two-mile run on Saturday morning, and a parade at noon. Visit our coal-railroad museum. For more information call: Charles Dixon, 606/832-2759; or Ernestine Flint, 606/832-0090.

 

Family Reunion: There will be a reunion held on September 19, 1999, for the following families: Frisch, Cahill, Bushelman, and Celsner. For more information contact: Annie Frisch, 2500 Amster-dam Road, Villa Hills, KY 41017.

 

Annual Williams Reunion: There will be an annual Williams reunion for the descendants of James, Oliver, and Laura Williams, on August 1, 1999. For more information contact: Paul Montgomery, 4019 Cedar Grove Road, Shepherdsville, KY 40165.

 

The Rowan County Historical Society meets the first Thursday of each month, except for January and February, at the public library. For more information contact the Society at: P. O. Box 60, Morehead, KY 40351; or call: 606/784-9527.

 

Smyth-Crabtree Reunion will be held on August 15, 1999, at Mt. Paran, in Lee County, Kentucky. For more information contact: Virginia Crowe, 102 Kittison Drive, Winchester, KY 40391.

 

Montgomery Reunion: There will be a Montgomery family reunion for the descendants of Francis Montgomery, Sr., on June 13, 1999. For more information contact: Paul Montgomery, 4019 Cedar Grove Road, Shepherdsville, KY 40165.

 

Griffith Reunion: The Third Annual Griffith Reunion will be held September 18, 1999, near Blaine, in Lawrence County, Kentucky. For more information contact: Bill Griffith, 44 McKenzie Lane, Olive Hill, KY 41164, 606/286-2638; or Earl Griffith, 12223 E. 38th Street, Tulsa, OK 74146, 918/664-9588.

 

Valley Hill Fair & Reunion: The Sixth Valley Hill Herb Fair & Reunion is scheduled for June 5, 1999. For more information call: Rosemary Bailey, 606/336-0255; or write: Valley Hill Store, 65 Valley Hill Road, Springfield, KY 40069.

 

The 11th Gabbard Reunion will be July 17, 1999, in Fayetteville, Arkansas. For more information contact: Virginia Threet, 1875 S. Custer Lane, Fayetteville, AR 72701.

 

Aurora Arts Festival: The Ohio River town of Aurora, Indiana will host its first Aurora Arts Festival on September 18, 1999. For more information call: 812/926-0087;

e-mail: [email protected]

 

Honaker Family Reunion: The descendants of Hans Jacob Honaker will host a national family reunion on August 13-14, 1999, in Honaker, Virginia. For more information contact: Honaker Family Assn., P. O. Box 3636, Alexandria, VA 22302-9998; or call: 703/751-7321.

 

5K Nature Run: The "Run to the River" 5K race starts at General Butler State Resort Park and continues outside the park to the Kentucky River and back. Runners will be supplied water stops. It will be held June 5, 1999. Call: 800/325-0078.

 

Garden Tour: The Port William Historical Society will sponsor a "Garden Tour" on June 12, 1999, featuring at least five gardens in Carroll County. Refreshments served at the Historic Masterson House. Call: 502/732-5559.

 

Carroll County Fair, featuring some of the finest handicrafts in the county, will be held June 12-19, 1999. Fun, food, games, and rides! Call: 502/732-4491

 

Fatire Boogie, a mountain bike competition, will be held June 13, 1999, at General Butler State Resort Park at Springhill Winery. Call: 505/484-2998

 

12th Annual Buddy Bass Tournament will be held at Point Park in downtown Carrollton, on June 25-27, 1999. Guaranteed first prize of $10,000. Come watch these fishermen bring in some doozies! All the fish are returned to the river. Call: 502/732-6073.

 

Watts Reunion, Inc. will be held at Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Slade, Kentucky, on July 25, 1999, from 9:00 - 5:00, at shelter #2, by skylift. For more information contact: Brenda Watts, 167 Burton Subdivision Road, Nancy, KY 42544; or call: 606/871-9291.

 

20th Annual Nickels-Elam Family Reunion will be held on June 13, 1999, at the Twin Springs High School, near Nickelsville, Virginia. For more information contact: Edwin E. Nickels, 682 Rocky Branch Road, Blountville, TN 37617; or call: 423/323-2009.

 

Stamper Reunion: There will be a Stamper Reunion at the Ball Fork Fire Department on June 12, 1999, at Soft Shell, Kentucky, near Hindman. For more information contact: Geneva Stamper Hamilton, 140 Maple Road, Harold, KY 41635; or call: 606/478-9143.

 

Pratt Family Reunion will be held July 31, 1999, at Natural Bridge State Park, Slade, Kentucky. For reservations call: 800/325-1710; or for more information contact: Lillie Williamson, 616/749-2022.

 

Selby Reunion will be held September 5, 1999, at Cumberland State Park, Jamestown, Kentucky. For more information contact: Peggy Galloway, 808 Vinson Road, Danville, KY 40422; 606/236-0816.

 

7th Annual Hart Reunion: The 7th annual reunion for the descendants of William P. and Louisa Hart and John B. and Mahala Jane (Jennie) Hart Rogers will be held August 7, 1999, at Laurel Lake Baptist Camp, Corbin, Kentucky. For more information contact: Mildred C. Rogers, 2029 Bacon Creek, Corbin, KY 40701; 606/528-6735.

 

Babies, Dolls, and Dresses: A New Exhibit will open May 15, 1999 and run through August 15, 1999, in Aurora, Indiana, at Hillforest, a national historic landmark. For more information contact: Sue E. Small, 812/926-0087.

 

Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Slade, Kentucky, will have the following events: Square Dancing, April 24 through October 23, 1999; 32nd Annual National Mountain Square Dance and Clogging Festival and Contest, June 25-26, 1999; and 34th Annual Square Dance and Music Fiesta, September 3-5, 1999. For more information call: 606/668-6650.

 

The Higdon Family Association, Inc. will host an annual meeting at the Holiday Inn, located at the Bluegrass Parkway and U. S. 31-E, in Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky, on September 23-25, 1999. For more information contact: Eugene Smith, 406 Charlie Huffman Road, Leitchfield, KY 42754; or call: 270/242-6244.


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