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In June 2006, I spent just under three weeks in Jenkins, Kentucky and walked a bit of the area; bracketed by short visits to northern Kentucky and Nashville, Tennessee.

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June 1‑2
— Diary not kept —
Greyhound bus ride from Chicago to Cincinnati, Ohio.
Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky.
The horse country of northern Kentucky: Versailles, the Jack Jouett House, Frankfort, and a bit of Lexington; a ride across Kentucky with stops in Boonesborough State Park, Winchester, and Cannel City/Caney.
First day in Jenkins; nothing much.
Walk from Jenkins to Dorton.
Walk from Whitesburg to Jenkins, including Mayking, Thornton, Millstone, Kona, and Seco.
Nothing much.
SW Virginia by car: poking around Wise County and Dickenson County — Coeburn, McClure, the Jefferson National Forest, Haysi. A Sunday church service in Jenkins.
The old mining town of Benham, Kentucky; Whitesburg and Ovenfork.
Visit to the Highland Winery in Seco.
Jenkins and Pound.
A drive from Jenkins to Manchester and its 'marked rock'. A swinging bridge, some barns, an interesting cemetery — and getting very lost at night on the small roads of Clay, Leslie, Perry, and Harlan Counties.
Marshall's Branch and Pikeville.
Devil John Wright's grave in Pound. A drive across half of Tennessee, and my first day visiting Nashville.
Second and last day in Nashville, especially the Parthenon. Unevent­ful Greyhound bus ride back home to Chicago.
June 28‑30
— Diary not kept —

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