Henderson County, Kentucky



Articles from The Gleaner reprinted with permission
(includes Special Editions)

Special Edition, The Gleaner, March 27, 1988
Characters from the Past
Dr. Farmer
Green River Town
Poole a Straddlin Town
Robards Had Its Episodes

Bicentennial Edition, The Gleaner, March 28, 1992
Flood of '37
First Mother's Day

Little Chicago

Henderson County: Home of …., The Gleaner, March 27, 1993
The Beat Goes On Around Henderson
Central Park
A Feel Good Place
Grand Old Ladies

Progress Edition, The Gleaner, Saturday, March 25, 1995
Silencing of Guns

Progress Edition, The Gleaner, Saturday, March 30, 1996

The Gleaner June 15, 2000
W. C. Handy Trumpet

The Gleaner December 3, 2000
Henderson's First Cemetery

The Gleaner October 20, 2002
Suspicious Death

Progress Edition, The Gleaner, April 24, 2004

Civil War Skirmish Fought Close to Home
Community's First Jail Not Too Comfortable

Education Priority Here Since Late 1700s
Giant Three County Fair Here a Real Spectacle
Henderson Once Enforced Local Profanity Law
Young Confederate Recalls Blue Coat Encounter

The Gleaner April 24, 2005

Historian sheds light on unique exploits of World War I nurse

Newspaper Clippings Unknown Dates
First Presbyterian Minister
Early Settlers
Henderson's First Hotels and Taverns
Union Troops Occupied First Christian Church
Whiskey Distilleries
Way of Life for Early Settlers
When It First Happened (Firsts)
Youngster's Flee When Soldier Shot
History of Amusement Houses in Henderson



Copyright 2002 Leigh Ann Boucher/Netta Mullin, HCH&GS