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2012 Adair Genealogy & History Book Fair

By Mike Watson and Lee Ann Jessee

The Historic Adair County Courthouse, 500 Public Square, in Columbia, KY, will be the location of the first annual History & Genealogy Book Fair & Sale, Saturday, June 2, 2012 10am-3pm (CT). Admission and parking are free, and the event is open to the public.

In addition to sales of the many and varied publications available only from the participating historical and genealogical societies and individuals of the region, books and other genealogical and historical supplies will be available.

Planners expect to have various free events during the day, including, but not limited to: Author readings, Scanning booth to scan photos, documents, Bible records, etc., Lineage Societies, Door Prizes, Silent Auction of donated items, plus tours of the Historic Adair County Courthouse.

Contacts are: Mike Watson, 502-545-0525,; or Lee Ann Jessee, Adair Public Library,, 270-384-2472.

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Columbia High School - Class of 1912

2012-05-17 - Columbia, KY - Photo from Michael Watson. Graduates of Columbia High School, 1912 The first graduating class, 100 years ago. Front row: Mary Cravens and Nell Follis. Back row: Ella Walker, Paul J. Hughes, and Mary Lucy Lowe. Mary Triplett, the only child of Dr. James Triplett,married Edwin Cravens in the spring of 1916; that's why her name isgiven as Mary Cravens in the photo. Also, Nell Follis married GeorgeStory Filsinger, after 1930, possibly his 2nd wife; they are buriedBrookside Cemetery at Campbellsville. The photos were taken from the Adair Pictorial History, some copies of which will be available at the Genealogy and History Book Fair in the Historic Adair County Courthouse on June 2, 2012.
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