oldest house in the valley a study of the May House in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, and the man who built it by Perry, Robert

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Published by Friends of the Samuel May House in Prestonsburg, Ky .

Written in English

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  • Prestonsburg (Ky.),
  • Floyd County (Ky.),
  • Kentucky,
  • Prestonsburg


  • May, Samuel, 1783-1851.,
  • May family.,
  • Samuel May House (Prestonsburg, Ky.),
  • Pioneers -- Kentucky -- Prestonsburg -- Biography.,
  • Prestonsburg (Ky.) -- Biography.,
  • Floyd County (Ky.) -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 46-48).

Book details

Statementby Robert Perry.
LC ClassificationsF459.P74 P47 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL727419M
LC Control Number97116071

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