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The Saltpetre Cave

Saltpetre Cave is the largest cavern in the eastern part of the county.It is located in a limestone cliff about a half-mile west of Temple Hill. It was discovered prior to 1811. Mr. Franklin Gorin stated in his “Times of … Continue reading

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The Cholera in Glasgow – 1853

I had not thought to cover this subject when I first started this project, but someone said it would not be right not to cover it, as it was the most tragic incident in the history of Barren County. It … Continue reading

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