Uncle Bob's Travels

Places I've hung out in or just neat postcards

Archive for the tag “Floyd County KY”

Red, White and Printer

This is the Post Office for Printer KY, in Floyd County.  It was all decked out for Independence Day a year ago.

The first Post Office came here in 1909.  The unincorporated community was named for a local resident, John Printer.

Drift KY

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The was, probably, the last post office in Drift.  A picture of the first one (in 1909) is here.  Drift is in Floyd County, a little north of Minnie.  1949 must have been a good year in this old coal town.  The building next to the post office was a theater (“Is the thea-tah really dead?”).  Movies probably saved a lot of sanity around miners and their wives.  Here’s the entrance:
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