Description of “Ashland the Anchor of Northwest Kentucky.”
This is the history of Ashland, Kentucky through pictures and descriptions. It covers prehistory, Native American mounds and on to the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
It talks about the pioneers that planted roots on the banks of the Ohio River where Ashland now stands. It talks about mining, iron, coal and how the area has progressed. The Railroads, and Steel mills and the oil refinery all have contributed to the wealth of its people and supplied the nation with much needed materials.
It talks about having fun in the early years at parks and athletic competitions such as baseball and football games. It talks about the faith of the people as you will note the pictures of so many churches.
Ashland has been important to the State of Kentucky ad to the United States. The city of Ashland is noted as the place coal meets iron.
|Publisher:||Dahnmon Whitt Family|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.25(d)|
About the Author
The Colonel is a researcher, genealogist, and author of 21 books.
His books are mostly historic by nature but he adds conversations and emotions to the facts to make the books really interesting. He calls his books Historic-Fiction where all is based on truth and all the names, dates, places, and events are true.
The Colonel is a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, The Sons of Confederate Veterans and a Kentucky Colonel. He wears his uniform of the Confederate Colonel to honor all the men and women that struggled against the Union during the War of Northern Aggression.
Colonel Whitt has been recognized by the Kentucky Senate on two occasions for his achievements in historic research and writing ability and also a member of Biltmore's Who's Who.