Whitesburg KY
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Destined for a violent death

Robert Triplett’s neighbor in the western Kentucky town of Owensboro couldn’t understand his preoccupation with death in February of 1829. He knew Triplett was wealthy and in robust health. The 33-year-old, Virginia-born lawyer drew up his will and made other “final arrangements.” He hadn’t told him why he was so dour and concerned with possible death. It was because he […]

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