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The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907

THURSDAY, MAY 20, 1909 Under the front-page headline ‘Kentucky Statistics,’ a column points out that the Commonwealth of Kentucky is 411 miles the farthest point east to the farthest point west and 175 miles from the northernmost tip to the southern border. Kentucky now has 2.2 million people, 50,249 of whom were foreign born. “Kentucky’s undeveloped coalfields could supply the […]

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