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Glasgow-Pikeville Road & the “Hanted Cave”

The following is an excerpted piece by an unknown writer that shows delightful insight on Hwy 249, back in the day. The delight I find in it is that pretty much the same things apply to the road there today! … Continue reading

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The Chambers Family Anomaly

Disclaimer: This is verbatim from an article that ran in the Glasgow Republican, dated in 1884. Please try not to be offended at how this story is presented as it in no way reflects on my opinions or personality, and … 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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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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A Strange Affair

William Page was born 24 November 1766 in Albemarle Co., VA. He married 2 November 1790 in Albemarle Co., VA to Elizabeth Smith, and they had 4 known daughters. I wish to speak of two – Elizabeth Ann and Juliann. … Continue reading

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The Great Cave City Storm – 17 January 1870

On the 17th of January 1870, about 4 o’clock in the morning, the little town of Cave City, about 12 miles northwest of Glasgow, was wrecked. The great cyclone that swept the northern portion of the county was first noted … Continue reading

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