Tag Archives: Beaver creek

Balm in Gilead

An excerpt of a letter from Laura Davidson Baird, dated 1901: “Many sad changes have taken place since I visited the homestead of my girlhood. The old homestead is all gone; the family burial ground, I trust, has been reserved. … Continue reading

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Barren Co. Historical Society 10-26-2017

For those of you who were at the monthly meeting of the Historical Society a few weeks ago, this will not be new material, but most of the following has not been published by me previously. And a couple of … Continue reading

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That Cave by DW Neal

Pewee Valley 2 Feb 1909 The following was a letter to the Editor of the Glasgow Times, carried on the front page on 9 February 1909. “That cave out near the ford on Columbia road spoken of in the Times … Continue reading

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In Search of the Bryan Cemetery

In Clayton C. Simmons’ 1943 articles “Historical Trip Through East Barren,” is an excerpt which follows on Solomon Quessenberry: “Zacheus and Page Quessenberry were the first Quessenberrys to locate in Barren county, and it is assumed they were brothers as … Continue reading

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A Kentucky Catacomb – aka The Bone Cave

The New York Herald, Tuesday 13 December 1870, pg. 9 Story from the Glasgow, KY Times “One day last week a party of hunters chased a fox into a cave about 5 miles from this place, on Beaver Creek, near … Continue reading

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Cause of Death of 4 is a Mystery – Nichols Tragedy Part 2

Glasgow Times Thursday November 3 1927 “The bodies of four persons, all members of one family, were found in the debris of their fireswept home 4 miles from here at 2:30 Monday afternoon. The dead are Earl Nichols, 37, Mrs.Polly … Continue reading

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Drum Roll – Some More Caves in the Barrens

From pages 80-81 KY Explorer magazine – May 1995. The following is a rough list, taken from even older manuscripts. 1- A series of caves on a branch of Skaggs Creek (Hacker’s Branch) about a mile north of Freedom Post … Continue reading

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