Tag Archives: John Hamilton

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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Clarifying the Triangle at Leslie and Cleveland Avenues and John Hamilton’s Hanging

I have been bombarded with questions over the time since I started this blog about “hangings” that supposedly took place on the Triangle, a piece of land in the center of town that is bordered by Cleveland Avenue, Brown Street … Continue reading

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The Pernicious Scoundrel

Eugene Newman was a local author for the Glasgow Times in the late 19th century, whom most of us in the local history field have come to know under the pen name “Savoyard.” For those not familiar with that name … Continue reading

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Justice? Or not?

In the year 1817, back to the beginnings of Barren County, KY, in a part of the county that now belongs to Metcalfe, a man named Dr. Alexander Sanderson was murdered in cold blood on a back country road. John … Continue reading

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