Tag Archives: East Main Street

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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Some of the Good Ones Are Gone

I remember how, when I was a teenager, I always thought this was a sleepy little town, typical of the South. On a Sunday morning the whole town was closed, at least until after noon, in respect for the churchgoers. … 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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Down on Main Street

Miss Sally Bush writes May 18th 1887 Glasgow Barren Co, KY “I am spending the day with Melinda Pedigo. She resides in a beautiful two-story frame house near Nathan Johnson. I laugh and tell Melinda I can look in no … 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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A Boy and His Dog – The Bobby Coomer Story – June 1954

This is taken from an article that aired in the Glasgow Times, date Thursday 17 June 1954. Keep in mind that the street addresses are not for the East Washington Street right off the Public Square. Until the 911 system … Continue reading

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Little Girl Lost

The following is an obituary taken from the Glasgow Times, dated Thursday 2 February 1928. Lera was my mother’s aunt, and the sadness of this story remains with the family today. Back in the late 1980s, I visited the Morton-Pritchard … Continue reading

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