Many weeks ago, I stumbled upon the Brown Family Cemetery located in Brown Park in Louisville. If you follow my blog, you know all too well how excited I get to find an old cemetery. I took my pictures and returned home to do the research. While I fell down a rabbit hole that tookContinue reading “James & Urath Lawrence Brown – the Beginnings of a Well-Known Louisville Name”
Marked on Shelbyville Rd. in eastern Jefferson County is the site of The Long Run Massacre. The marker of the event is easy to miss as it sits in front of Locust Creek neighborhood. While this photo shows the only thing to see today, it is quite an interesting piece of Kentucky history. As I’veContinue reading “Long Run Massacre”
In my last post, Preston, Floyd, and Breckinridge; Revolutionary War Names are a Link to the Past (Part 1), I discussed Floyd’s Station. As noted in that post, Stations were basically mini-forts positioned throughout Colonial Kentucky. Pioneers and explorers west of the Appalachian Mountains used these Stations to defend themselves against the constant attack ofContinue reading “Linn, Christian, and Dutch; Revolutionary War Names are a Link to the Past (Part 2)”
Revolutionary War history is hidden among subdivisions and apartment complexes in Jefferson County, Kentucky, but the names of these important families remain in plain sight.
Tucked in the center of historic downtown Horse Cave, KY is the hidden jewel, Hidden River Cave.
Camp Nelson’s Civil War history laid quiet and buried for many years, until 2018 when it became a National Monument. Today, the stories of 23,000 African-American slaves, soldiers, and refugees and the roll they played in the war are finally being told.