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The Owen County History Book is here!!

Genealogical Books & Pamphlets
For Sale at the Owen County Library
(Before ordering, please check with the Owen Co. Library, 118 North Main Street, Owenton, KY 40359-9201; Phone: 502-484-3450 to see if the costs below are still accurate)

  • $37.50, p/h $5.00; Owen County, Kentucky Pictorial History. Hardbound.
  • $25.00, p/h $5.00; Owenton I.O.O.F. Cemetery records, compiled by Shirley Harden Goodrich. Cross-indexed to funeral records and obituaries. Loose leaf.
  • $19.00, p/h $3.25; History of Mountain Island and early Owen churches.
  • $15.00, p/h $2.75; Eternal Rest, indexing of many Owen County Cemetery listings. Included as appendix: New Liberty I.O.O.F. and Poplar Grove I.O.O.F. cemeteries.
  • $12.50, p/h $3.00; Sweet Owen, a history of Owen County by Mariam Sidebottom Houchens.
  • $12.00, p/h $3.75; Funeral records. Vol 1. Covering the period of 23 July 1896 to 24 Nov 1896. Sue Waldrop, compiler.
  • $ 8.50, p/h $2.00; The Saga of John Hammond, by Stratton Owen Hammon.
  • $ 5.50, p/h $1.50; An Index to the Mountain Island history. Compiled by Doris Shell Gill. Loose leaf.
  • $ 2.75, p/h $1.00; Sesqui-centennial Newspaper and an 1883 Atlas of Owen Co., KY.
  • $ 2.00, p/h $1.75; Owen County Historical Almanac, 1964-65.
  • $ 2.00, p/h $1.75; Owen County Historical Almanac, 1966.

  • The following are mostly newspaper reprint pamphlets and sell for $ 1.00@ with p/h $.50:
  • Big Eagle Country, by Ruth Radcliffe Williamson.
  • Dallasburg-Wheatley, News-Herald 1962.
  • Monterey, News-Herald, 1957.
  • New Liberty, by Clayton Roland.
  • Owenton City Directory, 1958 house/street numbers.
  • Perry Park, by Charles Johnson in News-Herald 1957.
  • Sweet Owen County, KY, News-Herald 1958.


    Genealogical Books & Pamphlets
    For Sale by the Historical Society

    A loose leaf History on Lusby Mills is available. This is a reprint of a January 1948 booklet printed by The Owenton News-Herald for the Lusby Mills Homemakers. There are many useful histories, stories, and biographies. Contact the Owen County Historical Society P.O. Box 84, Owenton, KY 40359, for the cost of this book. 

    Owen County, KY History and Biographies    
    32 Pages, 8.5"x11", Full Name Index, Softcover
    KY-0251, $10.00. Order from Mountain

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