Shannon Methodist, Mayslick
History of Shannon Methodist is here. (pdf)
|Mayslick School, 1914||Mayslick School, 1914||Mayslick School, 1914|
|Wagon Sheds for School Wagon Horses||Children Getting on board the wagons||Loaded for delivery home|
|Mayslick Christian Church
|Another picture of
the Wernwag home.
|The parsonage was built by, and was earlier the home of, Louis V. Wernwag, 1769-1843, a famous builder of covered bridges in Kentucky. A collection of photos of his covered bridges is here.|
Old US 68 over Lee's Creek, replaced in 1925.
Note the advertisements painted on the beams.
|Plaque unveiled noting May's Lick as site of first consolidated school transportation, here.||History of the Mays Lick Baptist Church
a short version is here; the longer version is here (pdf).
|History of Mays Lick Christian Church is here.||Edith Davis' history of Mayslick is here. (pdf)|
|Mayslick dot com is here.||"Rev. A. A. Price is making his home at Mays Lick, Ky." from The Freeman, A National Illustrated Colored Newspaper, May 24, 1890,|
|"Five hundred people visited the mineral springs near Mayslick, this county, yesterday, and each one carried away a vessel of the water that is believed to have such healing qualities. The water has been analyzed, and was found to contain medicinal properties that are claimed beneficial to consumptives." - The Cincinnati Commercial Gazette, June 20, 1895|
|Lynn David interview 13 older Mayslick residents in 1985 and 1986. They've not been transcribed, but can be heard at the NKU's Steely Library's Archives. Read more about them here.||"Mayslick, Ky., June 12. - Fire Thursday destroyed
the Ryan & Worthington livery stables, the Owsley saloon and several
cottages. The Bank of Mayslick and Presbyterian church were
- The Owingsville Outlook, June 18, 1903
|"TWENTY DOLLARS REWARD.
Ran away from the subscriber on the 9th of November, two miles back
of New Albany, Indiana, a likely mulatto boy, copper colored, 21
years of age, 6 feet high; had on when he went away, a wool hat,
blue jeans coat and pantaloons, yellow waistcoat, and a very heavy
pair of shoes with three soles.
The above reward will be
given for the said negro, if confined in Louisville jail, so that I
can get him, or delivered to the owner, David Small, Mayslick, Mason
county, Ky. Wm. Hickman, New Albany, Ia. Nov. 12."
Yeah, Yeah, it's Nicholas County . . . 1929.
I thought if you're looking at Mays Lick, you'd like it.
For the record, I have no idea whether it's "May's Lick"
(possessive); "Mays Lick,"
(two words, not possessive); or Mayslick," (one word). It depends on who's writing it,
what the context is, and the year in which they were writing it. I generally follow the
usage of whatever I'm quoting.
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