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Old 12-26-2007, 11:42 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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Im new to this part of the country so tell me Kentucky natives what stories have you heard native to your state or to this region.
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Old 12-27-2007, 08:47 AM
 
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Your location says central Ky. Here is maybe a new twist on why I65 throughout the 40 something mile marker has been so deadly. I've been thinking this for years now, and other's seeing things on that stretch of interstate only leads me more to that conclusion. In that area you are totally surrounded by caves and what was SPECIAL land for indians over thousands of years. What they built the road over, not knowing, or maybe even caring, i believe is THE problem for that stretch.
That's my theory and conclusion.
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Old 12-27-2007, 12:37 PM
 
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You may be onto something.Ive heard similar stories except its in an area called Crab Orchard near the knobs as they call them around here.this is 3 hand but it seems to indicate Indian burial grounds ,and of conflicts yrs. ago in that area.Also heard of an Indian massacre in what is called yahoo falls area.
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Old 12-27-2007, 07:36 PM
 
Location: Victoria, Canada
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You may be onto something.Ive heard similar stories except its in an area called Crab Orchard near the knobs as they call them around here.this is 3 hand but it seems to indicate Indian burial grounds ,and of conflicts yrs. ago in that area.Also heard of an Indian massacre in what is called yahoo falls area.
Diamond Dee- Pulaski county is known for its caves, and civil war,(the new Civil war museum in Nancy). Just a few miles south there is Cumberland Falls. The unique thing I love is the moon Bow at the falls. And of course, one of my favorites- The Summernites Cruise, with all the old cars. It goes on every month starting in april or may until oct. There is always something exciting going on there.
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Old 12-27-2007, 07:44 PM
 
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Diamond Dee, In Pulaski county, there is lots of caves for exploring, and the civil war museum. There is also Cumberland Falls, where you can see the world famous moon bow. I loved that. There is also the Summernites Cruise, where people come from all over to show their old cars. Maybe you can get to Pulaski county this summer and enjoy some of these things.
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Old 12-27-2007, 07:47 PM
 
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sorry about the reply twice.
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Old 12-27-2007, 09:55 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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Yep unique gal Ive heard about cumberland falls moonbow went during the day havent made it out their at nite.I hear their special seasons for the moonbow.Have been thru Pulaski County a few times I like the drive east toward London.and South toward tenn,and west toward Russell Springs.Freemarketslave I'm not familiar with that I-65 area except for Mammoth Cave and Bowling green.
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Old 12-28-2007, 10:41 AM
 
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The stretch through the area of Mammoth Cave, All through the 40's mile marker area has been a death trap throughout the years. That has just been my conclusion, yours may vary
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Old 01-12-2008, 09:01 PM
 
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Your location says central Ky. Here is maybe a new twist on why I65 throughout the 40 something mile marker has been so deadly. I've been thinking this for years now, and other's seeing things on that stretch of interstate only leads me more to that conclusion. In that area you are totally surrounded by caves and what was SPECIAL land for indians over thousands of years. What they built the road over, not knowing, or maybe even caring, i believe is THE problem for that stretch.
That's my theory and conclusion.
Hmmm, is this really true that first nation peoples dwelled in sacred caves? Interestingly there's no archaeological findings pointing to native/amer habitation anywhere at/near Cave City in this area. Far as i know there's zero artifacts, pottery items, wall paintings or burial mounds been discovered.

Truth be known: counties in the vacinity (Metcalfe, Warren, Edmonson, Hart and others) are collectively known as "the barrens" and thats because Shawnee and other tribes crossing rivers to hunt at Kentucky (yet not dwell permanently) sustained the region's hunting grounds by routinely setting forest fires following the hunt to keep underbrush to minimum for next visit the following year.

But I agree with UniGal, benchmark civil war history to best understand our heritage and history.
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Old 01-14-2008, 08:46 AM
 
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Wow, you are the first person i've ever heard say anything like that. Dig deeper(literally). This whole area of the country goes back to paleo and was extensively inhabited ever since.

Here looks to be a good start at research.
Kentucky Archaeological Survey (broken link)

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