Tag Archives: Leslie Triangle

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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Old Home on Brown Street Moans

Disclaimer: This is an article that was featured in the Glasgow Daily Times, in the last ten years, written by Cassandra Groce. I did not have any hand in its production, I have only posted it for entertainment and research … Continue reading

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The Porter Sinkhole

Murray Kilgore to Clarence Alcock – 24 January 1946 “Where Cleveland Avenue originates, at the Triangle Park off Leslie Avenue and Brown Street, on the third side of the Triangle is the old Zion Huggins’ place, and then Cleveland Avenue … Continue reading

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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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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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The Brothers Adwell and the Bailey Murder – 17 November 1855

About 5 miles southeast of Glasgow, in a section of the county known as Mount Vernon country, about one mile north of Elbow Springs was once the home of “Pappy” Hall, an old shoe cobbler mentioned by Franklin Gorin in … Continue reading

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