Tag Archives: Oil Well Rd

Old Richardsville Bridge Phenomena

Back in the early 1990s, I became aware of this legend when my cousin started dating a friend of mine, and they asked me to take her to her granddad’s farm near Richardsville, in Warren Co, KY. Not being familiar … Continue reading

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The Drums Get Louder – Never Sink and other places

There are many caves scattered across this region, and in a few of them saltpetre was mined in the years 1813-15. The most well-known and productive of these was owned by Alexander Spottswood, grandson of one of the colonial governors … Continue reading

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Black Hill Lane

Back out on Oil Well Road, after crossing the bridge at Skaggs Creek, the road goes up a hill and passes an intersection with Mansfield Road. It continues on for a distance until it comes out at a junction with … Continue reading

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The Buffalo Ford

In my many years of genealogy hunting and helping locate cemeteries back in the 1990s, I also became the recipient of several ghost stories and supernatural tales that I filed away for future research and amusement. In the early 90s, … Continue reading

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Haunted Houses? Real or Imaginary

Recently, I have been following a story about a bogus haunted house in a neighboring state that was demolished because the owner had become privy to the stories that had been invented about the place to draw a crowd of … Continue reading

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One Soldier’s Story

Ambrose Kinslow was the son of Conrad and Rachel Kinslow, who were very early settlers in the Cedar Grove area of Skaggs Creek.  Ambrose married Barbara Coffman on 17 February 1803.  He took deed to land in Barren county, on … Continue reading

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