Tag Archives: Western Kentucky University

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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Tall Tales of a Tall, Tall Man – The Conundrum of the 9 Foot Grave

In all of the years of my chasing down my own ancestors, I have always been fascinated, and return quite often, to my ever elusive great-great-grandfather, Lorenzo Dow Bunch. So much folklore surrounds this mystery man that he has become … 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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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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Murder Mansion – The Kilgore Saga – 30 June 1948

I have been told for many years that the house where the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery Office is located is supposedly haunted. Being next to a cemetery, it’s a give someone is going to think so… So I’ve never bothered to … 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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