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Elkhorn : evolution of a Kentucky landscape

Author: Richard Taylor
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Focusing on the 8-mile stretch of the main stem of the creek from the forks of Elkhorn to Knight's Bridge, Taylor explores the history of the region and formation of the forks community, as well as its identity as a site of early industrialization. Throughout the book, Taylor examines Elkhorn Valley's earliest surveyors and settlers, the discovery of artifacts and fossils in the region, the history of the Innes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Taylor, Richard, 1941-
Elkhorn.
Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2018]
(DLC) 2018012476
(OCoLC)1029070205
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Taylor
ISBN: 9780813176031 0813176034 9780813176024 0813176026
OCLC Number: 1043831278
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Front Cover; Thomas D. Clark Medallion statement; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Epigraphs; Contents; Author's Note; Drawing: Giltner-Holt House; Introduction; Half TItle Page; Chapter One: Elkhorn; Chapter Two: A Glimpse into the Distant Past; Chapter Three: The Ones Who Came Before; Chapter Four: Compass and Chains; Chapter Five: Judge Harry Innes; Chapter Six: The Cook Massacre; Chapter Seven: Milltown on the Elkhorn; Chapter Eight: Entrepreneur of the Elkhorn; Chapter Nine: Whistlerian Blue; Chapter Ten: Remnants, Ghosts, and Ciphers; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Appendix A Appendix BAppendix C; Appendix B; Notes; Index
Responsibility: Richard Taylor.

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Elkhorn: Evolution of a Kentucky Landscape delivers a history that is by turns a vibrant and meditative personal response to the creek and its many wonders.  Read more...

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