Uncle Bob's Travels

Places I've hung out in or just neat postcards

Archive for the tag “Dorton”

Two Small Kentucky Post Offices

Myra KY.  On 610 north of Dorton, Pike County.  The first Post Office was established in this community in 1905.  Myra was the daughter of the first Postmaster, Marquis Greer (“Kentucky Place Names” Robert M. Rennick 1984)

Jonancy KY, north of Myra, Pike County. This was a later Post Office, founded in 1919, after WWI.  The Post Office was named for two employees, Joe Hudson (bookkeeper) and Nancy Ratliff (timekeeper)  (“Kentucky Place Names” Robert M. Rennick 1984).

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