Laura Ann Freeman to write later
While Dry Ridge appears to be a separate, geographically- defined community, there were numerous African-American residences and lots in the surrounding neighborhood, now abandoned. We are reaching out to find descendants of the former residents.
Surnames included in our search are McClure, Lewis and Conkwright and Quisenberry. We expect there will be many more names as we move forward into the history of the Corinth CME Church, as the location of this church signifies a vibrant community of color.
On the National Register of Historic Places, the Corinth CME church was …Laura Ann Freeman has to go get register nomination book. Will do this week
Head of the Department of African American
history at Berea College
We invite all heirs to Dry Ridge to become members of Friends of Dry Ridge. In June, we will be having a farm-to-table banquet in your honor. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, Tom at email@example.com, or Dr. Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org