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The Blue-Grass Region of Kentucky and other Kentucky Articles By James Lane Allen
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: James Lane Allen (December 21, 1849 – February 18, 1925)... More > was an American novelist and short story writer whose work, including the novel A Kentucky Cardinal, often depicted the culture and dialects of his native Kentucky. His work is characteristic of the late-19th century local color era, when writers sought to capture the vernacular in their fiction. Allen has been described as "Kentucky's first important novelist. "Allen was born near Lexington, Kentucky, and his youth there during the Ante-bellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction periods heavily influenced his writing. He graduated from Transylvania University in 1872, delivering the Salutatorian address in Latin. In 1893 Allen moved to New York City, where he lived until his death. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Lane_Allen< Less
The YOUNG TRAILERS A STORY OF EARLY KENTUCKY By JOSEPH ALTSHELER
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Pioneers set out to tame the Kentucky wilderness
The YOUNG TRAILERS A STORY OF EARLY KENTUCKY By JOSEPH ALTSHELER
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Pioneers set out to tame the Kentucky wilderness
KENTUCKY DERBY PROGRAMS PRICE GUIDE By Cindy Chipps
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A price guide for Kentucky Derby programs. Shows programs back as early as early as 1875, the first Kentucky Derby. Shows pricing.
55 Waterfall Hikes of Louisville Kentucky By Tina Karle
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Louisville Kentucky home to the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Fried Chicken! There's a hidden secret Louisville has to offer in the way of waterfalls. This book offers detailed hikes, photographs, a... More > map, gps coordinates, trail distances, historical information on some of the falls, section of private waterfalls as well. Grab your camera and see what Louisville Kentucky has to offer!< Less
KENTUCKY EMBLESSER (nice word for liar) By Glenn E. Miller
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A humorous fictional autobiography of growing up in Kentucky.Join us as an old man looks back on his life in the hills. He tells tales of love, inbreeding and his mamaw saving a man's life by... More > sticking his foot in a chicken. These are tales that will make you laugh and make you cry.< Less
KENTUCKY EMBLESSER (nice word for liar) By Glenn E. Miller
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A humorous fictional autobiography of growing up in Kentucky.Join us as an old man looks back on his life in the hills. He tells tales of love, inbreeding and his mamaw saving a man's life by... More > sticking his foot in a chicken. These are tales that will make you laugh and make you cry.< Less
My Old Kentucky Home at War By Roy Young
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The hills and mountains of the Commonwealth of Kentucky were the scene of a bloody and long conflict between two enemies of one nation, the Confederate States of the South and the Union of America.... More > The one thing, however, both sides had in common was the knowledge of the importance for control of Kentucky.To the Union, it was a holding position for an invasion into Tennessee and further South. For the Confederacy, the bluegrass state was truely a "Gateway to the North." If the Confederacy had control of Kentucky it would have access to all major bodies of water and direct access to the roads leading to and from Washington, D.C. By late 1861, both sides had moved into Kentucky. What was to come, wouldn't be resovled until many years later. This short era in Kentucky's history was a defining moment in which the Commonwealth took its stand to become neutral during this conflict, in a time when America was on a course with history.< Less
The Patriots and Guerillas of East Tennessee and Kentucky By J. A. Brents
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From the Author's Preface, written in November 1862: "The writer is a Kentuckian, residing upon the Tennessee line, and served eleven months as an officer in the Union army. His position upon... More > the border and in the army gave him an opportunity to obtain much valuable information in regard to the loyal East Tennesseans, the state of affairs in Kentucky, the progress of the war in the West, what has been done in Kentucky and Tennessee since the rebellion broke out, and the history of men whose hands have been stained with pillage and blood. He has collected this information in the form of a book, and now offers it to the public, with the hope that it will furnish the information desired."< Less
Enchanted House at Big Bone, Kentucky By Jami Duvall
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This book is part of a longer history of Big Bone, Kentucky. It covers the history of a brick Gothic Revival house, built about 1865. According to family legend Mr. Huey, who was born at Big Bone,... More > in 1805, buried his money, all gold and silver, in a great chest before the war. He dug it up after the war and used the money to build the house. Burying money is a very common story, though it is common because so many people actually did it; in this case it may or may not have actually been so, but there can be little doubt that many people probably did bury their money before or during the war with so many rascally Yankees about. One member of the family claimed she could hear her grandmother chasing her great-grandmother through the attic at night, the result of the two women being frozen to death in the attic by a wicked in-law.< Less

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