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5 edition of Kentucky place names found in the catalog.

Kentucky place names

by Robert M. Rennick

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Kentucky.,
  • Kentucky -- History, Local.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRobert M. Rennick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF449
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22316464M
    ISBN 100813115035

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Kentucky place names by Robert M. Rennick Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kentucky Place Names offers a fascinating mosaic of information on families, events, politics, and local lore in the state. It will interest all Kentuckians as well as the growing number of scholars of American place names.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Cited by: 4. The relationship between a town and its local institutions of higher education is often fraught with turmoil. The complicated tensions between the identity of a city and the character of a university can challenge both communities.

Lexington, Kentucky, displays these characteristic conflicts, with two historic educational institutions within its city limits: Transylvania University, the first. " From the wealth of place names in Kentucky, Rennick has selected those of some 2, communities and post offices.

These places are usually the largest, the best known, or the most important as well as those with unusual or inherently interesting names. Including perhaps one-fourth of all such places known in the state, the names were chosen as a representative sample among Kentucky's.

" From the wealth of place names in Kentucky, Rennick has selected those of some 2, communities and post offices. These places are usually the largest, the best known, or the most important as well as those with unusual or inherently interesting names/5.

rows  A ^ All but two of Kentucky's county seats are cities. The exceptions are Whitley City. From the wealth of place names in Kentucky, Rennick has selected those of some 2, communities and post offices.

These places are usually the largest, the best known, or the most important as well as those with unusual or inherently interesting names. Including perhaps one-fourth of all such Brand: University Press of Kentucky. Kentucky place names.

Lexington, Ky.: University Press of Kentucky, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Rennick; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries). As well they went above and beyond the call of duty when it came to naming the communities in which they lived.

Few states if any can boast of a Bugtussle, Monkey's Eyebrow, or even a Thousandsticks among their place names. Rennick's book chronicles these diverse and unique names found in Kentucky/5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The collection represents Professor Rennick's thirty year quest to document the place names of every community in Kentucky. The alphabetical list of community names represents the initial draft of the manuscript that eventually became the book Kentucky Place Names. The community names by county were the 3x5 research note cards created by.

Kentucky (UK: / k ɛ n ˈ t ʌ k i / ken-TUK-ee, US: / k ə n-/ kən-), officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the Southern United ky is the 37th most extensive and the 26th most populous of the 50 United States.

The bluegrass region in the central part of the state houses the state's capital, Frankfort, as well as its two largest cities, Louisville and Largest city: Louisville. Book; Published by: The University Press of Kentucky; View contents.

View Citation; summary" From the wealth of place names in Kentucky, Rennick has selected those of some 2, communities and post offices. These places are usually the largest, the best known, or the most important as well as those with unusual or inherently interesting names Cited by: 4. Book Description:" From the wealth of place names in Kentucky, Rennick has selected those of some 2, communities and post offices.

These places are usually the largest, the best known, or the most important as well as those with unusual or inherently interesting names. Product Information" From the wealth of place names in Kentucky, Rennick has selected those of some 2, communities and post offices.

These places are usually the largest, the best known, or the most important as well as those with unusual or inherently interesting names.

Kentucky Place Names offers a fascinating mosaic of information on families, events, politics, and local lore in the state.

It will interest all Kentuckians as well as Author: Robert M. Rennick. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author. Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional.

Incorrect Book The list contains an. The majority of this collection, however, was not included in either book. The collection represents Professor Rennick's thirty year quest to document the place names of every community in Kentucky.

The alphabetical list of community names represents the initial draft of the manuscript that eventually became the book Kentucky Place Names. The. Kentucky Snakes Introduction Snakes are one of the most interesting groups of animals in Kentucky.

They range in size from the tiny 7-inch worm snake to the impressive 6-foot black rat snake. Some like the slender green snake are masters of camouflage while others like the scar-let kingsnake display themselves with brilliant colors.

Not only. See my Kentucky Atlas, a book of place names in Kentucky, at Below is the comment I posted on the Courier website about today’s story. "Joe [Gerth], you mentioned in your story that Cloverlick is not listed in the Kentucky Atlas, my book of place names in KY.

is the official website of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Come sit at the Kentucky table, where some recipes are as old as the state and others at the culinary cutting edge.

Hot brown to cheese grits to gourmet dining, from hole-in-the-walls to innovative culinary experiences, you’ll want to try it all.

The best way to top off your unique trip is to trace your path along a dining trail or find a.Place Names in West Virginia was compiled during the late s and early s by Mary M. Jenkins, former head librarian of the West Virginia State Archives.

It is perhaps the most comprehensive listing of communities in West Virginia. Ms. Jenkins utilized the following sources. By I had a website called Unusual Kentucky, which first had a dot com and then moved to Geocities (which is now archived by Oocities.) The website moved to this blogspot location in to tie in with the release of my book Weird Kentucky.

And I'm sure it will have yet another incarnation down the road; we haven't heard the last of it.