Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Jane Haselden




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Mrs. Haselden recalls the Dripping Springs Summer Resort in Garrard County, describes the resort property and buildings there, plantings, speaks of some employees, remembers the resort menu: comments on the types of mineral water available there: she briefly mentions another nearby resort called Green Briar Springs Resort: describes the first Ford Model "T" automobile her father purchased, and how he became the Ford distributor for Garrard and the surrounding counties: tells types of entertainment, amusement for children, incidents that occurred there. Other topics discussed include hemp breaking, privies (outhouses), the Aldridge family, Slaughter murder, 1887 katydids, and William Tudor.

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