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    Kentucky History

    Kentucky History

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    50 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Kentucky

    50 Things You Probably Didn′t Know About Kentucky

    Bowling Green Ky Railroad

    Leather-britches---Greenbeans that are picked from the garden and have already started turning are often used for dried beans. They are usually tied or stitched with a needle and thread; 30-50 beans long and then placed in an area for drying. In the Wintertime, the beans and husks were boiled with "fat-back pork" and seasoned with salt and pepper.

    Shelby Lee Adams

    How Kentucky Became Southern, by former turf writer Maryjean Wall. University Press of Kentucky...

    The University Press of Kentucky - Title Detail

    Appalachia has a long history of sugar making. The Cherokees threw hot rocks into hollowed-out logs that were filled with sap. The early colonial settlers, too, quickly learned to make the sweet stuff: even though census enumerators were inconsistent in reporting maple sugar production, the 1790 output is reported for 26 Appalachian counties of southwest Virginia, West Virginia, eastern Kentucky, and eastern Tennessee.

    When the Wind's in the West, the Sap runs Best - Appalachian History

    Kentucky Long Rifle

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    Hell-For-Certain Clinic Leslie Co. KY

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    cherokee indians | Native American Cherokee Indians in the North Carolina Mountains

    Retired in Delaware: Indian Blood

    Wayland, Kentucky In The 1950s

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    The Hitching Post & Old Country Store 16474 US Hwy 68 East Aurora, Kentucky 42028

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    Penn's Store in KY - The oldest country store in America run by the same family since 1850

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    1937 flood louisville ky | The Great 1937 Flood - Louisville, Kentucky - Why Nobody Cried

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    Great Flood of 1937 - Louisville

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    Baptism in Morehead, Kentucky, photographed by Marion Post Wolcott in 1940

    Appalachia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Image Collections of Eastern KY. A "baptizin'"

    Kentucky Digital Library

    Hog killing was a value for rendering out your lard and make your cracklings and we use the scraps to make soap out of. The way we made lye was everybody had an ash hopper. It’s a big square box and you put all your ashes in it that you take out of the fireplace.

    Do you remember Grandma's lye soap? - Appalachian History

    Ranel McCoy~~~The Hatfield and McCoy Family Feud Photo 1899 West Virginia Kentucky Hillbillys | eBay

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    The Ywahoo Falls in Southeast Kentucky where 110 Cherokee women and children were massacred August 10, 1810.

    Kentucky Cherokee

    Old home made of hand hewn logs near Jackson. Breathitt County, Kentucky 8c13574u

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    Book Review at AppalachianHistor...: ‘Kentucky Hauntings—Homespun Ghost Stories and Unexplained History’

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    Daniel Boone built this cabin with his son Nathan - Kentucky

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    Miners at Blue Diamond Mines, Hazard, KY. 1922.

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    1930 First Location: Corbin, KY Bite of History: Harland Sanders's first outpost of Kentucky Fried Chicken, Sanders Court and Café, was located in the front room of a local gas station in Corbin, Kentucky. Word spread quickly that Sanders's special recipe for fried chicken cooked in an iron skillet was finger-lickin' good.

    Fast-Food Firsts

    "My earliest recollection is of the Knob Creek place," Lincoln said of his boyhood home, a log cabin in Kentucky. The 30-acre farm is now a historic site.

    Abraham Lincoln Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story

    ADVICE TO A 1912 BRIDE Years ago a Kentucky grandmother gave a bride the following recipe for washing clothes (misspelled words and all) : Bild fire in back yard to heet kettle of rainwater. Set tubs so smoke won’t blow in eyes if wind is pert. Shave one hole cake lie soap in boilin water. Sort things, make three piles. 1 pile white. 1 pile cullord. 1 pile work britches and rags. To make starch stur flour in cold water to smooth then thin down with boilin water...

    My Homemade Laundry Soap is… Amazing! | Sugar Pie Farmhouse