of September 10-12, 2004
to the Samuel May House in Prestonsburg
A warm greeting by Friends of the Samuel May House
dressed in clothes of the 19th Century.
Gathering for a tour of this fine home,
the first brick house built in the Big Sandy Valley (1817).
Helen May Sivis enjoying a tour of the
Samuel May House by Patricia Johnson,
Secretary of the Friends of the Samuel May House.
Sid & Mattie Sutphin donate an 1889 sewing machine,
first owned by Amada Fitzellen May, daughter of Samuel May.
Received by Sam Hatcher (center), president of
Friends of the Samuel May House
Visitors admire an antique spinning wheel originally owned by
Rebecca Witten Graham,
wife of Eastern Kentucky pioneer, John Graham [1765-1835].
On loan for display from Cliff Latta,
a great-great-great grandson of John May [1760-1813]