Monthly Archives: August 2016

Armed and Dangerous

The one thing I enjoy researching more than history is researching my own family tree. I’ve been at it for nearly 50 years, but I still often find information about family members that surprises me. For instance, I was browsing … Continue reading

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Where Are the Women? Corinne Harmon, Celebrated Musician

I literally stumbled upon this week’s subject while I was looking for something else. That’s not unusual for me. I do a lot of research in old newspapers, and I often find information completely unrelated to the subject I am … Continue reading

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Where Are the Women? In the “Blue Book!”

I was watching the Antiques Roadshow program on KET last week—the week before the Olympics began. It was an old show from August 11, 2001 titled “Vintage New Orleans.” If you’re not familiar with the Antiques Roadshow, it is “part … Continue reading

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Where Are the Women? “Grandma” Pennington

Known and loved by many residents of Laurel County as “Grandma Pennington,” Elizabeth Katherine “Kitsy” Graham Pennington was born on Oct. 16, 1837 in Lee County, Virginia, a daughter of Henry Graham and Mary Russell Graham. She lived the last … Continue reading

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