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150 Year Old Homestead in Wrightsburg

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The original Weston Bohannon homestead house is still standing and occupied.  It is near the banks of  the Green River next to Wrightsburg, which I think was on Weston’s property at one time, as a Wright worked as farm labor for him for a while.  That house is 150 years old this year. Submitted by Paul Bohannon… Continue reading 150 Year Old Homestead in Wrightsburg

Preacher Wins a Gunfight

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William Henry Bohannon was, I think the first preacher in that new church ( Methodist ) building ( referring to McLean County Pictorial History ).  An interesting story about him: His brother (Abraham Bohannon) was the local saloon owner.  One night WH the preacher got into a gunfight in the saloon and killed a man… Continue reading Preacher Wins a Gunfight