Tag Archives: Civil War

Wanderings – and Wonderings

In case you were wondering, I have decided to go over places I wandered about as a youngster, many years ago now. Some of the places and things I remember are only in my memories now, but oh, those were … Continue reading

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A Visit to Munford-Crenshaw Cemetery

In the June 7 1934 Glasgow Republican it is noted: “Rev. John Mulkey was buried here, but when Front Street was extended it cut into the graveyard, and WL Porter, at his own expense, had his body moved to Old … Continue reading

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Where Backyards Meet

I have accumulated entirely too much research over the years that serves no purpose but to clutter space. Some of it still produces brick walls and dead ends over and over. But then I discover delicious tidbits of our far … Continue reading

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Another May Street Resident

From “The Register,” the publication of the KY Historical Society, September 1906, pg. 45 – “Mrs. Fannie Porter Dickey, one of the most celebrated women of Kentucky, of Russellville and Glasgow, died 28 November 1905 in Omaha, Nebraska, at the … Continue reading

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Octagon Cottage

This unusual house is tucked back off the Beckton-Rocky Hill Road, off of Hwy 1297, very near the small hamlet of Beckton, KY. It was built in the year 1847, by William Henry Edmunds, with the help of Reuben Bates, … Continue reading

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The Tragedy and Triumphs of the Morris Family

I thought I knew how I wanted this to go, but then I was reminded that when you’re remembering the dead, sometimes they just have to speak for themselves. The majority of my information came from Emanuel Morris’ grandson, famous … Continue reading

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Murder Mansion – The Kilgore Saga – 30 June 1948

I have been told for many years that the house where the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery Office is located is supposedly haunted. Being next to a cemetery, it’s a given someone is going to think so… So I’ve never bothered to … Continue reading

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