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Wyoming Brewer Garnett President

Wyoming Brewer Garnett President was born 16 February 1908 in Metcalfe Co., KY to Ms Cynthia Brewer. Her mother died soon after she was born, so she never knew who her father was. Wyoming was raised by her grandfather, Mr. … Continue reading

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Gibson Tragedy – 23 February 1953

From the Glasgow Times Thursday 26 February 1953 “Joint funeral services were conducted 25 February 1953 for a Metcalfe Co. grandfather and 3 of his grandchildren who were fatally burned Monday when fire swept his farmhouse at Cofer, about 10 … Continue reading

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ASSASSINATED – Policeman R T Thurman Slain – Looks Like Murder Most Foul – 18 September 1914

The following information was gathered from several newspaper accounts of the era. “Robert T. Thurman, policeman of Glasgow, was murdered between 12 and 1 o’clock Friday morning (18 September 1914) on West Main street, about a half block from the … Continue reading

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Neddie’s Caves and Hollow

In the years prior to the Civil War, Metcalfe County was then part of Barren County, and was a rural area, consisting mostly of small farms usually worked by family members. Metcalfe, which became a county in its own right … Continue reading

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Rockland Mills

This article came from “History Speaks” – Quarterlies of the Metcalfe Co. Historical Society – Fall 1980 – “A cut in the rock bluff on the waters of the south fork of Little Barren River, about 4 miles east of … Continue reading

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The forgotten village of Craig

The following was written by Virginia Freeman, for a series of articles about various Metcalfe County communities. “The small village of CRAIG is situated on the banks of the clear flowing Blue Spring Creek. Craig is about 5 miles east … Continue reading

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Cave Ridge – The Spirit of the Cave Speaks

This is a tunnel cave of approximately 1,000 feet with a passageway running generally southwest-northeast direction. It is safe and easy to walk through all the way. This cave is in Metcalfe Co., KY, about 5 miles west of Edmonton … Continue reading

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