Tag Archives: Warren Co KY

Battle Front Messages – Bowling Green KY’s Mordecai Ham

Recently, during Sunday service, our pastor stated that it was doubtful anyone knows the name of Billy Graham’s Sunday school teacher. Well, now, that’s probably true…. Billy Graham has stated in his memoirs that he was raised in the Associate … Continue reading

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The Legendary Madam of Clay Street

As Urban Legends go, ghosts and haunted houses usually top the list. There are too many legends around here that have no basis in fact other than to scare your pants off, no other way to put it! Most of … Continue reading

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Before it was Middle Bridge – The Legend Continues

This is an excerpt from an article that ran in the December 4, 1955 edition of the Park City Daily News – now in Bowling Green. The author of this article is not stated, but it is noted by myself … Continue reading

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The Legend of Martin’s Station

Recently, I was asked by a friend about some local information, and when I went into research mode, I pulled out some older manuscripts, and came across this bit of lore, to add to the Warren County Barren River legends. … Continue reading

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Barren River Treasure

I posted an article in October on an old Indian legend from the Claypool area of Warren County, and I’ve had several responses to the idea the supposed buried treasure may still be buried there. The likelihood of that is … Continue reading

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An Indian Legend: Lilanthal’s Curse

Wickliffe Bottom was on the Barren River about 20 miles upstream, east of Bowling Green, KY. This very rich and productive piece of land today bears no trace of the stirring events of 250 years ago. It was once a … Continue reading

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The Legends of Middle Bridge

Bridge lore is always fascinating, yet boringly all the same stories when it comes down to it. It’s always about some girl, or woman, who either had a wreck, fell out of a vehicle, was kidnapped, raped, or there is … Continue reading

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