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Tragedy at the Sawmill – 30 September 1902

The following is a newspaper article in its entirety. You are hereby forewarned that this is a graphic account of a saw mill explosion and the aftermath. Glasgow Weekly Times 3 October 1902 Five killed in boiler explosion. The boiler … 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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In Search of the Bryan Cemetery

In Clayton C. Simmons’ 1943 articles “Historical Trip Through East Barren,” is an excerpt which follows on Solomon Quessenberry: “Zacheus and Page Quessenberry were the first Quessenberrys to locate in Barren county, and it is assumed they were brothers as … Continue reading

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A Kentucky Catacomb – aka The Bone Cave

The New York Herald, Tuesday 13 December 1870, pg. 9 Story from the Glasgow, KY Times “One day last week a party of hunters chased a fox into a cave about 5 miles from this place, on Beaver Creek, near … Continue reading

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A Runaway Tragedy

From a 1903 Glasgow Times’ newspaper: “The breaking of a bridle bit going down a steep hill at the edge of town last Wednesday afternoon caused an old family horse to run away throwing Miss Lucille Hays, of Knob lick, … 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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Encounter at the Bowles Place

Throwback Thursday, anyone? Okay, I’ve been holding out on you! I need to put you on the edge of your seat. A genuine, firsthand encounter – Lol, sorta. Back in the 1990s, adrenaline junkie years, we enjoyed going to reputed … Continue reading

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All Hallows Eve – 31 October 1927 – Nichols’ Family Tragedy

From the Glasgow Times, November 1927 edition: “Four buried in the same grave Wednesday morning. The entire city and surrounding country was shocked, almost beyond speech, Monday afternoon when the report that Earl Nichols, his wife and two small children … Continue reading

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Bowling Green’s Civil War Legacy

One of my “adopted” children asked me recently what I might know about a Civil War battle in the Bowling Green area. I have covered the Civil War in a few segments, mainly on Fort Williams here in Glasgow, and … Continue reading

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The Truth About Hiram Hudson

On the old Charles Wininger farm, which comprised many acres on the hills surrounding Beaver Creek, west-northwest of Glasgow, there was once a beautiful view of the Beaver Creek Valley and the woodlands that surrounded it. The farm kept in … Continue reading

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