Tag Archives: West Washington Street

Wanderings – and Wonderings

In case you were wondering, I have decided to go over places I wandered about as a youngster, many years ago now. Some of the places and things I remember are only in my memories now, but oh, those were … Continue reading

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Some of the Good Ones Are Gone

I remember how, when I was a teenager, I always thought this was a sleepy little town, typical of the South. On a Sunday morning the whole town was closed, at least until after noon, in respect for the churchgoers. … Continue reading

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The Porter Sinkhole

Murray Kilgore to Clarence Alcock – 24 January 1946 “Where Cleveland Avenue originates, at the Triangle Park off Leslie Avenue and Brown Street, on the third side of the Triangle is the old Zion Huggins’ place, and then Cleveland Avenue … Continue reading

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Where Backyards Meet

I have accumulated entirely too much research over the years that serves no purpose but to clutter space. Some of it still produces brick walls and dead ends over and over. But then I discover delicious tidbits of our far … Continue reading

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Octagon Cottage

This unusual house is tucked back off the Beckton-Rocky Hill Road, off of Hwy 1297, very near the small hamlet of Beckton, KY. It was built in the year 1847, by William Henry Edmunds, with the help of Reuben Bates, … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Naughty Ladies

I am about to embark on a series of short tales, mainly obituary type articles that ran in the newspaper at the time of the occurrence, and I will try to add dates as I am able. The series will … Continue reading

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The Tragic Elopement – 22 February 1848

This next tale of lovers came to a terrible end near the small community of Lecta, about 2 miles east of Glasgow. In the 1960s, the Edmonton Road (Hwy 68/80) was moved several hundred yards south to its present location … Continue reading

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