Tag Archives: Dry Fork KY

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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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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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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Drums Across the Barrens

In the research of the area that was impounded by the US Army Corp of Engineers in the making of Barren River Reservoir, I got into the study of Prehistoric Barren county as well. I was aware in my childhood … Continue reading

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An Excerpt

This piece is taken from “Highlights of the Capital Hill Community” by Jimmie Harrison Taylor. “On Wednesday, July 10, 1936, Billy Roundtree, age 14, and Jim Underwood, age 14, were swimming in Skeggs Creek below the old bridge on Jimtown … Continue reading

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