Hazard Perry County

This work traces the area's development from an isolated mountain village to a center of Eastern Kentucky commerce and culture.

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.

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Hazard, Perry County
Language: en
Pages: 130
Authors: Martha Quigley
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-07 - Publisher: Arcadia Library Editions

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
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
Railroading around Hazard and Perry County
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Martha Hall Quigley
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-07-19 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Besides the 1795 settling of what later became Hazard, Kentucky, and the establishment of Perry County in 1821, no other event has had the historical significance of the coming of the railroad. Until the track-laying train came through the tunnel north of town and stopped briefly for a celebration, Hazard
Plant microfossils of the Hazard no. 7 coal, Perry County, Kentucky
Language: en
Pages: 8
Authors: Robert Max Kosanke, Geological Survey (U.S.)
Categories: Micropaleontology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1965 - Publisher:

Books about Plant microfossils of the Hazard no. 7 coal, Perry County, Kentucky
Perry County
Language: en
Pages: 127
Authors: Eleanor C. Drake
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Perry County has been a major player in the history of Alabama. Native Americans lived and hunted on its land, and it became a county before Alabama gained statehood. Early citizens chose to name it for Oliver Hazard Perry, a hero of the War of 1812. The people of Perry