Table Of Contents

SEPTEMBER 1997


A Look Down Memory Lane... Page 2

Letters To The Kentucky Explorer ...4

Victims Of The River Raisin Massacre ...8

Panoramic Views Of Kentucky Towns ...12

Building The Kentucky-Virginia Highway ...14

Recalling The 1884 Flood At Smithland ...16

When Most Communities Had Schools ...19

Musicians Once Came To Camp At Carrollton ...23

The Last Of The "Painters"... 26

In Kentucky's Land Of Natural Beauty... 27

How Little Fanny Was Killed By Indians ...29

Pioneers Used Gourds For Cups And Dippers ...31

Things Have Changed Since 1876 ...33

A Kentucky Court House ...35

Grandma Denney's "Use To Be's" ...36

A Delightful Sketch Of Cynthiana ...39

Rasseling With A Dishrag ...44

Western Kentuckians Fought With The Union ...45

Recollections Of Aunt Lett Of Roseburg ...47

Gleanings From Collins' History Of Kentucky... 49

Running In The Bluegrass 10,000 ...51

Kentucky's History Roadside Markers ...52

The 1879 Kentucky State Gazetteer ...53

Civil War Times In Kentucky ...56

Pioneer Families Along First Creek ...58

More Than 6,000 Hear Famed Preacher ...60

When Hay Rides Were Merry Events ...63

Michigan Civil War Cannon Used At Perryville... 64

Actress Sean Young Has Strong Kentucky Ties ...66

Precious Heirlooms From The Past... 68

Tales Of The Big Sandy Valley... 69

Boyhood Days In Cumberland County... 74

Kentucky Genealogy Help Line... 76

Word Puzzle - Kentucky Pioneers ...84

Old-Time Recipes To Enjoy... 85

September Events To Enjoy In Kentucky ...86

Genealogy From Dr. Dickey's Diary ...88

Family Reunions & Special Announcements... 95

Kentucky Kinfolks ...96

Genealogy From The Long Ago ...98

A Visit To The Old Mill At Mill Springs ...100

I Remember -- By Our Readers ...102

Kentucky Explorer Book Page ...107

A Kentucky Governor... 112