Interview with Mary Lida McIlvaine Yancey

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Fri, 10/11/1985

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OH.9

Yancey shares her family history; family stories concerning the Civil War; Mays Lick, Kentucky, houses, businesses, personalities. Topics include the Civil War in Flemingsburg (supply depots, skirmish); Bruce Stone (1890 airplane, bridge builder, dentistry); tobacco wars; Yanceys; Indian burials in Mays Lick; Presbyterian Church at Mays Lick and Flemingsburg; Henry Bruce (home and journal); Manion Mansion; Wilson House; Blatterman House; cholera in Mays Lick; Mays Lick society (1920 and 1940); Mays Lick Lion Club; Mays Lick newspaper, town well; Flemingsburg (Park Lake and Bonton); Mays Lick teachers and David Longnecker. Interview log available. Copyright: KOHC/KDLA

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