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Latest news and what's happening at the Knox Historical Museum

Parker building described, Civil War in latest newsletter

Vol. 28 No. 1                 Spring 2016      [24 August 2021]

The Parker Mercantile Co. Building, by Charles Reed Mitchell and Michael C. Mills

The Home Front in Southeastern Kentucky during the Civil War: My Mother, Samantha Sharp Faulkner, Part 2, by Judge Henry Cook Faulkner

James Faulkner Thomas, Family Historian, by Emily Dawn Clark

Meet the Museum Staff: [6]  Patricia Gambrel

Knox Central Wins Unprecedented Third Regional Basketball Title, by Michael C. Mills

Read more: Parker building described, Civil War in latest newsletter

Knox Countian features Governor James D. Black

The winter issue of the Knox Historical Museum's quarterly magazine, The Knox Countian, is now available for purchase at the Museum or the Advocate, both located in Barbourville, or via the online Museum Store at knoxhistoricalmuseum.org. The cost per magazine at the museum or Advocate is $3 while the cost via the website is $3 plus 6 percent sales tax and a $1.25 shipping fee.

Read more: Knox Countian features Governor James D. Black

What the Cannon train depot probably looked like. . .

Local historian Jakalyn Jackson recently provided important information about the old train depot at Cannon, including a painting of the re-imaged depot.

The lack of any known photographs of the Cannon depot prompted Ms. Jackson way back in the 1990's to interview several people in Cannon who described the appearance of the depot. These included Dorothy Mills, Reed Jackson and Mattie Jackson Marion, all of Cannon.

Read more: What the Cannon train depot probably looked like. . .

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