Hazard Perry County

In 1821 the state established a county , named for Oliver Hazard Perry . Elijah's original homestead became the county seat . Josiah H. Combs proclaimed the courageous and creative nature of the Perry County settlers in this portion of ...

Hazard  Perry County

Hazard and Perry County have enjoyed a long and colorful history since founder Elijah Combs first settled in the area in 1795. The years have brought a multitude of changes, explored in this engaging visual history. Contained within these pages are vintage photographs depicting the history of an American small town that has always fancied itself a city. Images were culled from the collection at the Bobby Davis Museum, which includes selected photographs from John Kinner, Hal Cooner, L.O. Davis, and others. This work traces the area's development from an isolated mountain village to a center of Eastern Kentucky commerce and culture. Recorded in these images are the devastating floods that often threatened the community, as well as the building of the railroad that brought in everything from automobiles and telephones to Sears and Roebuck prefabricated homes. Aerial shots from the 1940s and 1950s are also included, and accompanying captions document the names and places familiar to oldtimers and intriguing to newcomers in Hazard, Perry County.

More Books:

Hazard, Perry County
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Martha Hall Quigley
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Hazard and Perry County have enjoyed a long and colorful history since founder Elijah Combs first settled in the area in 1795. The years have brought a multitude of changes, explored in this engaging visual history. Contained within these pages are vintage photographs depicting the history of an American small
Tourism and Recreation
Language: en
Pages: 146
Authors: Ewing M. Johnson, Geanie R. Combs, Hazard (Ky.), Perry County (Ky.), Kentucky Area Development District , Inc
Categories: Recreation areas
Type: BOOK - Published: 1971 - Publisher:

Books about Tourism and Recreation
April 28, 1998, One Day for the Future in Hazard, Perry County, Kentucky
Language: en
Pages: 70
Authors: Martha Quigley, Bobby Davis Museum
Categories: Hazard (Ky.)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher:

Books about April 28, 1998, One Day for the Future in Hazard, Perry County, Kentucky
Soil Survey of Leslie and Perry Counties, Kentucky
Language: en
Pages: 69
Authors: Raymond A. Hayes
Categories: Soil surveys
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher:

Books about Soil Survey of Leslie and Perry Counties, Kentucky
1911-1913, Years of Change
Language: en
Pages: 65
Authors: Martha Hall Quigley, Hazard-Perry County Museum
Categories: Hazard (Ky.)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:

Books about 1911-1913, Years of Change