Hopkinsville is an enlightening collection designed to inform, entertain, 0and educate history buffs with images of the Pearl of the Pennyroyal." In this volume, authors William T. Turner and Donna K. Stone have teamed up to present more than 200 vintage images from Turner's personal collection to bring to life the people, events, communities, and industries that helped to shape and transform Hopkinsville. Portrayed in this postcard collection is a sampling of the city's past. Showcased are landmarks and people unique to this area, downtown memories, churches, schools and colleges, hotels, the Black Patch Tobacco War, and leisure activities. Personalities include Confederate president Jefferson Davis and world-famous clairvoyant Edgar Cayce, who made postcard views of the area."
Author Bio: William T. Turner, official local historian and retired college professor, and Donna K. Stone, executive director of the Pennyroyal Area Museum and internationally published author, have created a work sure to be treasured by natives, newcomers, and visitors alike.
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