Horse Cave, KY

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Added to OHD on 8/7/18   -   Last OHD Update: 4/12/20   -   8 Comments
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5911 Legrande Hwy, Horse Cave, KY 42749

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  • $59,900
  • 3 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 2156 Sq Ft
  • 3.08 Ac.
This is a beautiful historical home that is in need of a remodel. This home is a true two story home with an abundance of room that sits nicely on a 3 acre tract of land complete with a fair barn. There are multiple fireplaces throughout the property and the tall ceilings and trim will take you on a trip back in time. The home also has a detached store building that would make a great place for a store today. This property was once the Jewel of Three Springs.
Contact Information
Todd D. Turley, Turley Auction & Realty
(270) 735-7745
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8 Comments on Horse Cave, KY

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  1. Karen I says: 174 comments

    Wonder what the brick building was used for. Maybe a store to sell produce from the farm? Would make a decent workshop.

  2. BethanyBethany says: 3510 comments
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    1983 White elephant
    Escondido, CA

    Another interesting town name. I wonder what the origin of “Horse Cave” is?

    • vuncksa says: 8 comments

      The town grew up around a railroad station named for nearby Horse Cave. How the Cave got that name is still debated. 🙂

      • Roger Lama says: 26 comments

        Various explanations are given for its unusual name. One is that Native Americans[which?] or outlaws hid horses in the cave; another is that an early carriage may have lost a horse when it fell into the opening by accident; a third reason involves the 19th-century use of “horse” as slang for anything big or huge, related to a similar use of the Swedish hoss. The cave has also been known as “Hidden River Cave”, for an underground stream located inside.[5] That stream was used to power a dynamo, and for a while in the late 19th century Horse Cave was the only city in Kentucky apart from Louisville and Ashland to have electric

  3. 67drake67drake says: 269 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1993, hey I’m still looking! Boring
    Iowa County , WI

    I’d buy it just to say I lived in Horse Cave KY 🙂

  4. jimtownjimtown says: 89 comments
    1920-1970's farmhouse, midcentmod
    upmiusa, MI

    Those walls would be such fun backdrops for a photographer.

  5. William Walkington says: 61 comments

    The term “horse” was once used to denote something large, for example, a “horse” chestnut, being much larger than the native English chestnuts. There are many place names across the USA that use “horse” in this manner.


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