The picture at the right is of the Livingston County Log cabin located at Smithland, Kentucky. It houses many research records in their reference library. As you know, Crittenden County was created from a part of Livingston County in January 1842, so most of our early records are located in Livingston County. Many of our early pioneer families have roots in each of these counties today.
To help collect and preserve this history and family genealogy for future generations the Livingston County History and Genealogical Society is working on a Volume II History and Pictorial book. Please consider contributing to this worthwhile cause. Don Foster, a member of both counties Genealogy Societies shares the following information.
- The Livingston County Historical & Genealogical Society is working on their new Livingston County Kentucky, Family History Book, Volume 2, and are requesting family histories, stories, and photos for inclusion from anyone who has family roots in Livingston County (or areas that were once encompassed as part of Livingston County). All submissions are welcome, even reworked versions of histories published in the 1990 Volume 1 book. A September 30th deadline has been set for getting them in.
You do not have to purchase a book to be included, but they will be available if you decide you want one. You can leave your submissions at the “Log Cabin” in Smithland, or mail them to: The Livingston Co. Historical & Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 138, Smithland, KY 42081. If you have any questions or would like to receive an informational flyer, call Mary Lou Smith at the Log Cabin at (270) 928-4656 between 1:00 and 4:00 Monday-Friday.