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The five lives of the Kentucky River

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Published by Jesse Stuart Foundation in Ashland, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kentucky River (Ky.)
    • Subjects:
    • Kentucky River (Ky.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Kentucky River (Ky.) -- History -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Kentucky River (Ky.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [222-224]).

      Statementby William F. Grier.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Pictorial works
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF457.K3 G75 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination221 p. :
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3948671M
      ISBN 100945084994
      LC Control Number2001038200
      OCLC/WorldCa47183710

      Kentucky River Foothills Development Council primarily serves four central Kentucky counties. Our core service area is Clark, Estill, Madison, and Powell Counties. plan guides all of the organization’s service efforts toward reaching successful and measurable outcomes in the lives of families and individuals. Although part of Foothills.   The Green River of Kentucky is the longest river in Kentucky that originates and ends entirely within the state. With a length of about miles, it is considerably smaller (about six times shorter) than the Mississippi and is also a tributary of the Ohio River. The river originates in Kentucky’s Kings Mountain, passes through the Mammoth. River Of Life Fellowship, Inc. is a Kentucky Kco - Corporation filed on Decem The company's filing status is listed as A - Active and its File Number is The Registered Agent on file for this company is Mark Huff and is located at East 4th Street, London, KY Location: Kentucky (KY).


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