Tag Archives: Boyds Creek

An Old Time Journal

The following is an excerpted article, originally written by Samuel Tolle, Editor of Semi-Weekly News, Owensboro, KY. The article was dated 24 March 1898. “On the 13th day of last August, I left my home in Owensboro, KY, in company … Continue reading

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The Legend of Mr. Boyd and the Naming of Boyd’s Creek

In a Glasgow KY newspaper, dated around 1943, Kenneth Yancey Boyd, son of Alfred D. Boyd, Jr., had written an article about the naming of Boyds Creek. The story goes that Robert Boyd immigrated from Virginia with his wife and … Continue reading

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The Specter of Siloam Road

Back in the early 1990s, a group of my friends and I visited alot of places in rural Barren that were reportedly haunted. The main purpose of this was to really see if there was some sort of activity. Anything … Continue reading

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The Misplaced Lady – The Deceptive Legend of Hammer House

Juliann Page, daughter of William Page of the Bristletown area, was born in 1802. She married first to Melkijah Gillock, and after his death, she married John T. Barlow. John lived on Boyd’s Creek, in the area where the Quarry … Continue reading

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Oren Groce (25 August 1925- 30 September 1940)

From a 1940 Glasgow Times newspaper: “The tragic death of Oren Groce, 16 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Ray Groce, of rural Glasgow, came as a shock to the many friends of the Groce family in Barren … Continue reading

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Glasgow-Pikeville Road & the “Hanted Cave”

The following is an excerpted piece by an unknown writer that shows delightful insight on Hwy 249, back in the day. The delight I find in it is that pretty much the same things apply to the road there today! … Continue reading

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A Strange Affair

William Page was born 24 November 1766 in Albemarle Co., VA. He married 2 November 1790 in Albemarle Co., VA to Elizabeth Smith, and they had 4 known daughters. I wish to speak of two – Elizabeth Ann and Juliann. … Continue reading

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