Table Of Contents

MAY 1997


A Statue Of Henry Clay... Page 2

Letters To The Kentucky Explorer ...4

Students Once Practiced Body Snatching... 8

Along Kentucky's Old Country Roads ...11

Panoramic Views Of Kentucky Towns... 12

When The L&N Used Scrip To Pay Its Bills ...14

Advertising Along Kentucky's Roads ...16

Recalling An Old Tree In Nelson County ...18

In A Coal Mine Sixty-Five Years Ago ...20

A Look At Greensburg, Capital Of Green Co. ...23

Prison Life In The Kentucky Penitentiary... 26

Ho! For West Liberty In 1881 ...30

About Abraham Lincoln's Death ...34

Kentuckians Have Held Important Offices ...36

McGuffey Once Taught School In Paris ...40

A Johnny Reb Tells Of Paducah In Civil War ...42

Davis Died A Prisoner At Andersonville ...47

Early History Of Mortonsville, Kentucky... 48

Kentucky's 1879 State Gazetteer ...52

Little Pat's Adventures With A Big Monster ...55

Scenes Of Vine Grove, Kentucky... 56

Collins' 1878 Sketches Of Kentucky ...58

Remembering Kentuckian "Rags" Ragland ...60

The Boom Days Of Hopkinsville ...62

A Glimpse At Knox County's Court Houses ...63

Long Rifle Has Long, Colorful Story... 64

How The Polar Bears Got Their Name... 66

Memorial Day In Kentucky Is Special ...68

Hanks Family Of Eastern Kentucky... 70

Loving Memories Of Growing Up ...72

An 1836 Prenuptial Agreement ...73

The Lady And The Glove, A Ballad ...74

Family Reunions & Special Announcements ...76

Old-Time Recipes To Enjoy! ...79

May Events To Enjoy In Kentucky ...80

Kentucky Genealogy Help Line... 82

A Word Puzzle - Founders Of Louisville ...89

I Remember - By Our Readers ...96

Kentucky Genealogy From Dickey's Diary ...102

Genealogy From The Long Ago ...104

Kentucky Kinfolks ...106

Kentucky Explorer Book Page ...108

Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads ...110

A Kentucky Governor - Augustus E. Willson ...112