TABLE OF CONTENTS for JANUARY 1997

Civil War Scenes... Page 2
Letters To The Kentucky Explorer ...4
Whippings Were Common In Prisons ...7
1916 Trip From Louisville To Mammoth Cave ...10
Our Historic Kentucky ...12
Aunt Eliza Tevis, A Freed Slave ...14
The Youngest Always Rode Behind ...17
Bath County Civil War Incidents In 1861 ...18
Jackson County's Mysterious Wind Cave ...20
A Kentucky Court House ...22
Wyandots Prevailed At Little Mountain ...23
Henry Clay Was First To Go Up Salt River ...27
A Look At Franklin And Simpson Co. In 1928 ...28
Many Have Asked About Plum Granny... 31
Folk Doctors Were Once Common In Kentucky ...33
Traces Of Our English & Scottish Roots... 34
Three Swept Away At Tye's Ferry ...37
In The Land Of Kentucky's Shakers ...40
Dreams, Prophesies, And Signs ...42
Squire Boone Often Overshadowed By Daniel ...45
Recalling A Mother's Love And Dedication ...49
When Older People Were Special ...52
1896's Ice Skaters By The Thousands ...53
Old Scenes Of Catlettsburg ...56
The Night Two Riverboats Collided ...58
A General Store Survives... 64
Haven Gillespie, A Prolific Songster ...66
Some Thoughts On Kentucky Birds...68
There Is A Place ...71
Growing Up In Leaner Times... 72
Remembering The Louisville Legion ...76
They Came Into Kentucky With Col. Bowman ...77
Old Kentucky Ballads ...78
A Word Puzzle - Kentucky's Early Counties ...80
Old-Time Recipes ...81
Kentucky Genealogy Helpline ...82
Early Eastern Kentucky Settlers ...90
Kentucky Kinfolks ...92
Panoramic Views Of Kentucky Towns ....100
Genealogy From The Long Ago ...102
Kentucky Genealogy From Dickey's Diary ...104
I Remember ...106
Kentucky Explorer Book Page ...108
A Kentucky Governor ...112 

TABLE OF CONTENTS for OCTOBER 1996 
Scenes Of Old Louisville ...Page 2
Letters To The Kentucky Explorer ...3
A Trip Through The Canal - 1896 ...9
When The First Car Came To First Creek ...11
Old Fort Harrod - 2 Panoramic Scenes... 12
Glasgow's Case Of The Bloody Hand... 17
Life On A Work Train In 1927 ...19
A Look At Kentucky In The 1850's ...20
Badman John Murrel Had Logan Co. Hideout... 24
When The Devil Met His Match ...26
Dr. Walker's Party Built First House ...27
A Kentucky Court House ...30
Raising Chickens In Kentucky ...31
Old-Time Sportsman Tells Of Hunting... 32
When Girls Were Girls ...34
Big Train Wreck Near Banklick ...35
A Trip Down Kinniconick Creek ...38
How Abe Lincoln Earned His First Dollar ...45
Mammoth Cave's Magnificent Panorama ...46
When State Capital Moved From Frankfort 48
Recalling Days Of Traders & Peddlers ...50
Kentucky's 1879 State Gazetteer 5...3
Early Scenes Of Central City ...57
Days Along The Old School Road ...58
Kentucky's Early Coal Mining Industry ...61
The Judds & Their Ties To Kentucky ...65
Kentucky Pioneers Word Puzzle ...68
Young Kentuckians Once Smoked "Anything" ...69
Old-Time Recipes To Enjoy ...72
Myth & Legend Surround Cumberland Falls ...73
Swango Family Suffered Greatly In Civil War ...74
Autumn: The Season To Harvest ...80
Kentucky Genealogy Help Line...82
Family Reunions & Special Events ...90
Early Eastern Kentucky Settlers ...91
Echoes Of The Past ...94
An Old Kentucky Ballad ...96
October Events To Enjoy In Kentucky ...98
Panoramic Views Of Two Main Streets ...100
Genealogy From Dr. Dickey's Diary ...102
Genealogy From The Long Ago ...104
I Remember - By Our Readers ...106
Kentucky Explorer Book Page ...108
Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads ...110 

TABLE OF CONTENTS for SEPTEMBER 1996 
Scenes Of Old Louisville... Page 2
Letters To The Kentucky Explorer... 4
A Trip Up The Hollow With The L&N ...10
When The Steamboat Was King ...16
Kentucky's Historic Jackson Purchase ...20
Making Apple Cider In Kentucky ...23
Bess Hatcher And Her Bus Service ...24
Will Hays Was World-Famous Songster ...26
Hanging Of Talton Hall, Noted Desperado... 27
A 1934 Visit To Winn's Cave In Wayne County ...32
The Mysterious Melungeons ...35
A Kentucky Court House ...39
Remembering The Nelson Iron Furnace ...40
Big Pat Escapes The Man-Eating Ghosts ...44
A Look At Madisonville ...45
Kentucky's Orphan Brigade In Action ...48
Prehistoric People Proved Violent... 50
Fishing For Kentucky's "Hornyheads" ...52
When Frankfort Was Young ...53
Outlaws Of The Famous Cave-In-Rock... 55
Laurel County's Old Tar Industry... 57
War Of 1812 Ky. Soldiers Honored In Michigan ...58
An Old Kentucky Ballad - #56 ...60
Old-Time Recipes To Enjoy ...62
In Love With Kentucky ...63
A Word Puzzle - Settlers Of Lexington ...65
Betty Grable: Her Kentucky Roots ...66
Kentucky's Hottest Election ...68
Scrap Iron And Good Intentions ...70
Stovepipe Johnson - A Civil War General ...72
Boone's Sister Buried In Northern Kentucky... 75
Obituary Of William And Sophia Williams ...76
Mysteries Of Station Camp Creek ...77
Genealogy From Dr. Dickey's Diary ...79
Family Reunions & Special Events... 81
Kentucky Genealogy Help Line ...82
September Events To Enjoy In Kentucky ...95
Genealogy From The Long Ago ...107
I Remember - By Our Readers ...110
Panoramic Main Street Scenes ...112
Topic Index For Volume 10 ...114
When Heavy Quilts Were Common ...121
Kentucky Explorer Book Page ...122
Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads ...125
A Kentucky Governor...128 

TABLE OF CONTENTS for AUGUST 1996
 Scenes Of Old Louisville. . . Page 2
Letters To The Kentucky Explorer . . .4
Civil War Soldiers Enjoyed Fun And Sport. . . 8
Big Pat And The Yellow Men. . . 11
At Barren Lake. . . 12
Recalling Baseball's Darkest Day . . .14
Ballad Of Pearl Bryan. . . 16
A Look At The Great Saltpetre Cave . . .17
Prehistoric Man Once Roamed Kentucky. . . 20
Kentucky's Roadside History Markers. . . 24
Tragic Holman-Waring Duel Of 1819 . . .26
Country Living In Kentucky Sixty Years Ago. . . 30
Kennedy Plantation Inspired Uncle Tom's Cabin. . 32
A Kentucky Court House. . 36
Crab Orchard Springs In 1887. . 37
Strange Beliefs Gathered In McCreary Co.. . . 39
Sassafras Tea Was Once Right In Style. . . 41
Kentucky's State Seal Has Been Changed . . . 42
With The Frontier Nursing Service. . . 44
A Tale Of A Kentucky Fox Hunt. . . 52
Kentucky Towns In 1879. . . 56
The Roots Of Debbie Reynolds. . . 59
Uncle Will Cornett's Country Store. . . 61
Rolley Hole--Not Just A Marble Game. . 63
A Word Puzzle. . . 66
Robert Bingham, A Kentucky Pioneer. . . 67
Recalling The Salt Springs At David. . . 69
H.T. Shacklette Became A Top Scientist. . . 70
I Remember. . . 74
The Jack Hanks Family. . . 77
A Kentucky Wildflower . . .79
Kentucky Genealogy Help Line. . . 80
Old Kentucky Ballads. . . 94
July And August Events To Enjoy. . . 96
Old-Time Recipes To Enjoy. . . 99
Main Street Views. . . 100
Genealogy From The Long Ago. . . 102
Genealogy From John J. Dickey's Diary. . . 104
Family Reunions & Special Events. . . 106
Sharing Old Photos. . . 107
Kentucky Explorer Book Page. . . 108
Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads. . . 110
Location Map. . . 111
A Kentucky Governor . . .112

As you can see, The Kentucky Explorer covers a wide range of topics and many things of interest to those who like history and genealogy. Each year over 1100 pages and over 1000 illustrations are featured in The Explorer.

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