Tag Archives: Zion Huggins

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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Defacing Signposts of the Dead

I have discussed all manner of things that teenagers, and adults as well, get up to when they are bored. It takes a certain type of person to enjoy the bizarre, the macabre, a certain thrill from chasing after ghosts … Continue reading

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A Lonely Grave

This article is taken in its entirety from The Daily News, the first daily paper at Glasgow, KY, and the article is dated Friday, December 24, 1886. “Out on the hill near Captain Carr’s is a lonely grave, which deserves better … Continue reading

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Occupation of Glasgow During the Civil War

As with the Cholera epidemic, when I set out on this journey, I had no intention of covering the Civil War in Barren County, except for a few odds and ends. Then someone suggested I write of Fort Williams, which sits on the … 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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