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Fountain Run, Yesterday and Today

Taken from “Fountain Run, Yesterday and Today, on the 100th anniversaary 1855 to 1955, Lucy Goad Albright. “FOUNTAIN RUN, a small town of some 400 souls, is located in the southwestern end of Monroe County, Kentucky. According to the National … Continue reading

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A Clarification – Re: Fountain Run

From the late CC Simmons: “The little village of Fountain Run is only a short 2 miles from the Barren-Monroe county line. As this community was originally in Barren county I can not forego the urge to include what little … 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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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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