Table Of Contents

APRIL 1997


Trouble At The Greenwood Mines... Page 2

Letters To The Kentucky Explorer... 4

Early Days Of Kentucky Highways... 8

Panoramic Views Of Kentucky Towns ...12

A Boy's Story Of The Battle Of Mill Springs... 14

An Old-Time Big Sandy River Man ...18

A Bird's-Eye Look At Beattyville... 20

Building The Dam At Beattyville ...25

Marrowbone High's Running Basketball Boys ...26

A Kentucky Court House ...30

Livingston Co.'s Old Mills Cemetery ...31

When Little Pat Cooked ...33

Knox County Burial Customs Have Changed ...34

An Afternoon Trip To Prospect In 1917 ...40

Whatever Happened To Kentucky City? ...41

The World Of The Riverboat In 1858... 42

How One Family Found Its Roots ...44

Of Pennyroyal, Hogs, Fleas, & Boys ...47

When Superstitions Were Common In Ky.... 48

Taylor Is Only President Buried In Ky. ...50

Famed Magician Hails From Kentucky ...54

Old Baseball Teams Of Yesteryear ...56

If We Could Turn Back The Pages Of Time! ...58

Collins' 1878 Historical Sketches ...60

Confederate Privateers ...62

Kentuckians Once Grew Their Own Flax ...65

McBride's Story Is Mostly Forgotten ...67

Memories Of The Great Depression ...69

George Mosgrove Penned War Memories ...70

Carbide Lamps Once Lit The Way ...72

Family Reunions & Other Announcements ...74

An Old Kentucky Ballad - Sourwood Mt. ...76

Kentucky Genealogy Help Line ...78

April Events To Enjoy In Kentucky ...91

Genealogy From Dickey's Diary ...92

A Word Puzzle - Kentucky's Artists ...94

Old-Time Recipes To Enjoy ...95

Kentucky Kinfolks ...96

Genealogy From The Long Ago ...98

I Remember ...100

Kentucky Explorer Book Page ...106

Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads... 109

Where In Kentucky - Location Map ...111

A Kentucky Governor - J.C.W. Beckham ...112