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Garrard County (Ky.) -- History, Local.

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Kentucky Foothills Square Dance Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0268
Abstract Interviews recorded by Susan Spalding documenting the history of square dancing in Berea and surrounding counties. Also included are selected audio and video excerpts of local dance groups and callers. The dancing is the type done in a big circle that divides into smaller “squares” of two couples. Listen to Interview...
Dates: Created: 2014; Other: Majority of material found in 2014; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1901

West-Vanhook Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0061 SAA 061
Abstract The West-Vanhook family farm (Garrard County, Kentucky) was bought by F.A. Vanhook and his wife Nancy in 1884. They moved there, from Science Hill in Pulaski County, Kentucky. The death of the current farm owner delayed the official property transfer until 1890. By this time F.A. Vanhook had already passed away. Henry West of Pulaski County, Kentucky married F.A. Vanhook’s daughter, Sarah in 1867. His son William W. (better known as W.W. West) was the first West to move to the farm, being...
Dates: Created: 1867-1952