Table of Contents

MARCH 1998

Volume 12, Number 9


1857 National Agricultural Fair... Page 2

Letters To The Kentucky Explorer ...4

Life In Louisville During The 1820s... 8

William Goebel Shot By Assassin ...11

Recalling 1943 Morgan County Ball Team ...15

Petersburg Was An Important Pioneer Town ...17

Green Beret Now Calls Kentucky Home ...20

Paintsville's 1864 Civil War Battle ...22

The Great Red Foley ...27

Race Of Giants Found In Christian County ...29

A 1903 Look At Thriving Mayfield ...31

Pioneers And The Ohio River ...33

When Railroads Were Handy ...37

Slain Estill County Deputy Honored ...38

Confessions Of Edward Hawkins ...39

Historic Organ Headed Home ...41

Memories Of "Coonie" Sexton ...43

Sad Fate Of The Passenger Pigeon ...45

Marshall County Man Saw Death Of Tecumseh ...47

An Exploration Trip To Goose Island ...48

An Old-Timer's Yarn ..51

The Kentucky Mountain Fiddler 5...2

Kentucky's 1879 State Gazetteer ...53

A 1910 Visit To Constance, Kentucky ...56

Pioneer Happenings At Newport ...58

Warren Oates Got His Break In 1954 ...60

An Odd Religious Group, The Soul-Sleepers ...62

The Day Smoke Filled The Mine ...63

A Glimpse At Allen County In 1887 ...66

Remembering Uncle Billie Puckett ...67

Albert Fink, Kentucky's Railroad Pioneer ....69

Old-Time Recipes To Enjoy ....74

A Word Puzzle - Perry County Justices ...75

An Old Kentucky Ballad - Mary Golden Tree ...76

Kentucky Genealogy Help Line ...78

The John Cox Family ...85

Genealogy From The Long Ago ...88

Genealogy From John J. Dickey's Diary ...90

March Events To Enjoy In Kentucky ...92

"I Remember" - By Our Readers ...94

Kentucky Kinfolks - Genealogy From 1930s ...105

Kentucky Explorer Book Page ...107

Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads ...109

Doty Creek School - 1929 ...112