Kentucky: A Guide to the Bluegrass State

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souri, where their fourth child, Samuel L. Clemens ( Mark Twain), was born.

EDMONTON, 231.2 m. (800 alt., 237 pop.), overlooking the Little Barren River, is an unincorporated community, but is the seat of Metcalfe County. The town is named for Edmond Rogers, a soldier of Virginia, who came to Kentucky after the Revolutionary War. He acquired 20,000 acres of land and a large number of slaves, and laid out a town here.

The TRIGG FISH HATCHERY (L), 246.8 m., is the only spring-fed hatchery operated by the State.

GLASGOW, 249.9 m. (780 alt., 5,042 pop.) (see Tour 6), is at the junction with US 31E (see Tour 6) and State 90 (see Tour 20).

Between Glasgow and Merry Oaks the route continues through an oil field that has not been fully developed.

MERRY OAKS, 261.3 m. (67 pop.), is the locale of Cordia Greer Petrie 's Angeline, stories of the rural Kentuckian's reaction to the city life of Louisville.

A quarry (R) at 265.5 m. produces Bowling Green oölitic limestone.

At 274.6 m. is the junction with US 68 (see Tour 15) and US 31W (see Tour 7) 6.7 miles east of Bowling Green.


Tour 19

(Williamson, W. Va.) -- Pikeville -- Jenkins -- Junction with US 25E; US 119. West Virginia Line to Junction with US 25E, 165.9 m.

Hard-surfaced roadbed throughout. Louisville & Nashville R.R. roughly parallels route between Lynch and Pineville. Accommodations chiefly in towns.

US 119 crosses a rugged and long-isolated region twisting around high mountain shoulders, where each turn of the road reveals range after range of dark green wooded slopes, beautiful in the spring with the snowy white, pink, and deep red of the rhododendron and wild azalea, and where the narrow, winding valleys echo with the sound of the waterfalls and rapids in the clear streams. At intervals along the highway are lonely little log cabins perched on ridges or half-hidden in the coves; patches of cornfields on the steep hillsides; and the unsightly shacks of small mining settlements. The northern part of the route traverses the valley of the Big Sandy and its forks, the Levisa and the Tug, a favorite hunting ground of the Shawnee, the Cherokee, and

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Foreword vii
  • Preface ix
  • Contents xi
  • List of Illustrations xv
  • List of Maps xxi
  • General Information xxiii
  • Calendar of Events xxvii
  • Part I - Kentucky: the General Background 1
  • Kentuckians 3
  • Natural Setting 7
  • Archeology and Indians 28
  • History 35
  • Agriculture 50
  • Transportation 56
  • Manufacturing and Mining 60
  • Labor 66
  • The Negro 72
  • Religion 77
  • Education 83
  • Folklore and Folk Music 89
  • Kentucky Thorough- Breds 94
  • Press and Radio 102
  • The Arts 110
  • Part II - Cities and Towns 137
  • Ashland 139
  • Covington 147
  • Frankfort 157
  • Harrodsburg 168
  • Louisville 175
  • Lexington 197
  • Paducah 221
  • Part III - Highways and Byways 231
  • Tour 1 233
  • Tour 2 242
  • Tour 3 246
  • Tour 4 261
  • Tour 4a 274
  • Tour 4b 279
  • Tour 5 280
  • Tour 6 288
  • Tour 7 296
  • Tour 7a 309
  • Tour 8 315
  • Tour 9 322
  • Tour 10 324
  • Tour 11 329
  • Tour 12 334
  • Tour 12a 341
  • Tour 13 344
  • Tour 14 351
  • Tour 15 362
  • Tour 16 387
  • Tour 17 414
  • Tour 17 A 419
  • Tour 18 424
  • Tour 19 433
  • Tour 20 441
  • Part IV - Appendices 449
  • Chronology 451
  • Selective Bibliography 462
  • Index 471
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