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 - great-grandson, Laurence Jackson. Talton...
great-grandson, Laurence Jackson. Talton Turner, co-owner with James Earickson of the land on which the town was built, chose for his home a site 1% miles south of town and built a home for his bride, the daughter of James Earickson, in 1828. Mr. Turner, who earn* to Howard County hi 1817, •tarted his career as a public surveyor which enabled him to acquire the choice land of the community and at the time of his death he was probably the largest landowner in the state. This farm bu been in the Turner family for •ix generations and is now owned by Prewitt Bates Turner and Thomas Jackson Turner of Kansas City. William F. Dunnica, banker, buUt an imposing home in Glasgow in 1837 which shows scars of the Battle of Glasgow in its walls. Miss Anna Mae Birch owns and occupies this home, "Dunhaven". Congrave Jackson, a prominent military figure of the county, erected a handsome brick residence on his farm about three miles southeast of town, now owned by brary. Mrs. Hall Dysart. "Boseobel", a stately brick house built in 1859 in the vast part of town by Thomas Shackelford, a prominent attorney, '' has recently been restored by 1 J. H. Denny, his grandson, for his home and Is furnished in authentic pieces of the period- Pritchett College ceased to exist in 1917 and the Glasgow High School stands on the college grounds. The instruments of the observatory were given to Central College at Fayette in 1936. One of the treasures of Lewis Library is a flag made in February, 1861, by the ladies of Glasgow—one lady gave her blue silk dress—to be presented at a reception honoring the Union candidates of the senatorial district at the new city hall. Dr. Vaughn made the stars and a motto, "God Save Our Country", which were pasted on. The hall was beautifully decorated, and the candidates, Ex-Gov. Price, Hon. W. A. Hall and Mr. Thomas Shackelford addressed the meeting. Then the flag was pre sented to Gen. Price by Miss Betty Claiborne Jackson (later Mrs. John H. Turner) with an appropriate address. As General Price was leaving soon, he gave the flag to Mrs. Vaughn to keep for him. She later gave it to Mrs. Turner whose daughter presented it to the li- Glasgow's big day in military history was Oct. IS, 1864. Ear- tier in that year Col. Chester Harding had arrived in Glasgow by military steamboat and had taken command of the city for the Union forces with about 1,000 men under hi* command. Guarded by such senior Capt. identify said The car it a after An hail west man were ment lin. a idea in

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  1. The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune,
  2. 30 Aug 1961, Wed,
  3. Page 21

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