Tag Archives: Jimmy Simmons

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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Bowling Green’s Civil War Legacy

One of my “adopted” children asked me recently what I might know about a Civil War battle in the Bowling Green area. I have covered the Civil War in a few segments, mainly on Fort Williams here in Glasgow, and … 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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Occupation of Glasgow During the Civil War

As with the Cholera epidemic, when I set out on this journey, I had no intention of covering the Civil War in Barren County, except for a few odds and ends. Then someone suggested I write of Fort Williams, which sits on the … Continue reading

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