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Election History for KENTUCKY By clark bensen
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A Convenient Summary of General Election Results by County for recent decades. Vote Summary Reports for dozens of Elections for Federal and State Officers. Vote History Reports for 99 of the 120... More > counties* in the Bluegrass State. (*other counties available online.)< Less
The Kentucky Pioneers By John Mason Brown
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Brief account of the settlement and pioneers of Kentucky. Illustrated, and indexed.
Kentucky Coal By Willard Rouse Jillson
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History of the discovery and development of a coal industry in Kentucky. 10 photographs from the early 1920s. Indexed.
Wildflowers of Kentucky By Boz Johnson
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Volume One of a series of image-heavy books on wildflowers in and around Northern Kentucky. Also includes identification and history about each of their uses in medicine and folklore.
Kentucky in the Confederacy By Col. J. Stoddard Johnston
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This is a reprint of book 9 of the Confederate Military History series detailing all of the action and events that took place in Kentucky during the Civil War.
Kentucky in the Confederacy By Col. J. Stoddard Johnston
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This is a reprint of book 9 of the Confederate Military History series detailing all of the action and events that took place in Kentucky during the Civil War.
Kentucky Lynchings By TC Cottrell
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Genealogy research led the author to stories about lynchings near his home town in Kentucky. Further research uncovered two distant cousins who participated in hangings, one in a lynching and the... More > other on the jury of the last public hanging in the United States. The author's goal in revisiting this shameful period in our history is to bring together in one work the details of the lynchings in which his ancestors were involved and those that occurred near the locations where he was raised and spent the formative years of his youth. These include Warren, Logan, Daviess, and Mason Counties. Although none of the lynchings discussed occurred in the author's lifetime, they helped form the culture where he was raised and that culture became part of who he was and is today. It is the author's hope that in revisiting these events the hearts and souls of those filled with hate may soften and be replaced with love and tolerance of all regardless of their race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.< Less
African American Pictorial History of Clark County, Kentucky By Winchester Black History and Heritage Committee
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The Winchester Black History and Heritage Committee is pleased to present this new book celebrating the African American history of Clark County and the many families who have called this area home... More > since the area was settled in the 1780s. The African American Pictorial History of Clark County, Kentucky includes hundreds of historic photographs depicting how life in Winchester and Clark County has changed through the years. These photographs, many never-before-published, are from various local archives as well as images from family collections, handed down from generation to generation, capturing our African American heritage. The images in this book cover all walks of life, including business, churches, downtown Winchester, families, local history, military, organizations, schools, athletics, and more. The book features some of the county’s more prominent black businesses, churches, organizations and people.< Less
History of the Kerr Building and Eclipse Mills, Winchester, Kentucky By Harry G. Enoch
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The Kerr Building encompasses two separate buildings: the S. P. Kerr Business Block and the Eclipse Mills. George Taylor and Leslie Webster put up the Eclipse Mills in about 1867. Smith Kerr... More > erected the Business Block in 1889. After serving as a prominent business house in Winchester for over a century, in the late 1990s the Kerr Building fell into disrepair and was in danger of being razed. The Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation placed the Kerr Building on its 1999 list of most endangered buildings in the region, what it called “11 in their 11th hour.” Mayor Dodd Dixon, deciding something needed to be done, obtained two grants from Renaissance Kentucky totaling $500,000. Mark Bailey & Associates of Louisville purchased the building, restored the exterior and renovated the interior for commercial space on the ground floor and senior citizen housing above. 70 pp, illustrated< Less
Family History of George and William Redmon of Pennsylvania and Kentucky By Harry G. Enoch
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This history of George and William Redmon presents evidence for the Virginia origin of the Redmon family of Kentucky and for the military service of George and William during the Revolutionary War. ... More > It also establishes a connection between the Redmons from the counties of Bourbon, Clark, Harrison, and Montgomery by providing proof that the progenitors of these families, George and William Redmon, were brothers who settled on Flat Run in Bourbon County in about 1786. Finally, it lays out the family record of the descendants of George and William Redmon compiled from a variety of documents. The most valuable sources for this purpose have been census data, cemetery records, county marriage records, Kentucky vital statistics (birth and death indexes) and newspaper obituaries.< Less