Table Of Contents

JULY-AUGUST 1997
U.S.S. Ashland, Historic Ships ...Page 2

Letters To The Kentucky Explorer...4

Travel Aboard Old-Time Riverboats... 8

When Fireplaces Heated Kentucky Homes ...11

Panoramic Views Of Kentucky Towns... 12

There's Company Coming Up The Road ...14

Fishing In Lake Barkley And Kentucky Lake ...16

Happy Days At A Madison Co. General Store... 19

Memories Of Boone Co. Schooldays... 22

The Great 1864 Mt. Sterling Bank Robbery ...24

Saunders Became A Top Rifleman... 27

A Look At Kentucky's Unique Floral Clock... 30

Pine Mountain, The Land Where Trails End...32

Curing The Hollow Tail ...34

When Kentucky Was A Major Iron Producer ...35

Johnny Depp, Gifted Actor, Born In Owensboro ...38

Vain Efforts By Bourbon Co.'s Bachelor Boys ...40

Midland Trail Passed Through Heart Of State... 42

Bracken Co.'s Court Houses Through The Years ...44

Uncle Charles Wooton Writes His Last Letter... 48

William Flannery, A Civil War Veteran... 50

Kentucky's 1879 State Gazetteer... 53

Old Scenes In And Around Georgetown ...56

Old-Fashioned Parlor Was Place Of Romance... 58

Memories Of Everyday Life Of Yesteryear... 59

How Kentucky Became A State... 64

The Old Soldier Walks At Midnight... 67

Two Kentucky Men And Their Food... 69

These Are The Ties That Bind ...72

Few Remember Danville's Shoemaker-Poet ...74

Old Kentucky Ballad - Loving Nancy... 76

Kentucky Genealogy Help Line... 78

Kentucky Kinfolks ...85

I Remember - By Our Readers ...87

Word Puzzle - Running Of The Derby ...90

Old-Time Recipes To Enjoy! ...91

July & August Events To Enjoy In Kentucky ...92

Mourners Gather At Arminta Ward's Funeral ...100

Genealogy From The Long Ago ...102

Family Reunions & Special Announcements ...104

Kentucky Genealogy From Dr. Dickey's Diary ...106

Kentucky Explorer Book Page ...108

Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads... 110

A Kentucky Governor ...112