Table Of Contents

JUNE 1997


Rare Engraving Of Lexington Page... 2

Letters To The Kentucky Explorer ...4

Prehistoric People Made Kentucky Their Home... 8

Panoramic Main Street Views ...12

A Tragic Drowning Recalled... 14

Young Pilot Introduced Flying... 15

Adventures Along The Wilderness Road ...16

Memories Of An Old Calloway Co. Mill ...20

Journalist John Chancellor Tied To Kentucky ...21

A Kentucky Court House ...23

A Visit To Edmonton In 1855 ...24

Early Mining Days In Western Kentucky ...25

In The Land Of Mammoth Cave In 1917...28

Letcher Co. Reminiscences Of Yesteryear ...32

Young Lad Finds Many Indian Artifacts ...38

When The State Guards Came To Georgetown... 40

Early Days Of Louisville's Horse Racing ...42

Kentucky And Tennessee's Border Troubles ...43

Civil War Experiences In Kentucky, 1861-62 ...46

A Wagon Trip To Remote Areas In 1882 ...50

Folk Remedies From Days Of Old ...52

Kentucky's 1879 State Gazetteer ...53

Post Card Views Of Kentucky Towns ...56

Winchester's Kentucky Wesleyan College ...58

Civil War Veteran's Three Daughters Honored ...60

Kentucky's Ties To Gone With The Wind ...62

When A "Monster" Came To The Hills ...65

When Minerva Was A Center Of Education ...66

Kentucky Mountain Humor ...68

Thinking Of Days Past... 70

1878 Traveler Takes Us Down Ohio River...72

Recalling The Wallace Cabin At Tolu ...74

A Look At The Robards Family ...75

Old Things Are Good Things ...76

Historical Sketches Of Kentucky...77

Kentucky Genealogy Help Line...79

Reunions & Special Announcements...88

Genealogy From Dr. Dickey's Diary...90

June Events To Enjoy In Kentucky...93

Genealogy From The Long Ago...99

"I Remember" - By Our Readers...102

Kentucky Kinfolks...104

Kentucky Explorer Book Page...108

Kentucky Explorer Classifieds...110

Location Map...111

A Kentucky Governor - Keen Johnson...112