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From: Knott Historical Society <>
Subject: Re: [KYJESSAMINE] High Bridge & Eastern Kentucky
Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2005 08:00:47 -0400
It was probably Clyde they were interviewing at High Bridge Camp. I was
wondering if anyone has kept a tally on how many people have lost their
lives on High Bridge. I remember when in College there, there were
about 3 or 4. High Bridge connects to our history here in the mountains
- as mention is sometimes made of High Bridge with the log floats from here.
> Funny you should mention "Bunch". Clyde and Mildred Bunch are
> definitely connected with the Historical Society. Clyde Bunch pretty
> much invented the JessFest, as far as I know (I wasn't around then and
> I am sure he got lots of help, but it has pretty much been described
> as "his baby"). Clyde has done a lot of research and historical
> worked and has helped numerous folks with their research. He has a
> major passion for it all which is infectious. Unfortunately, he is
> not in very good health so I have not seen him very much at the Jess
> Hist Soc Meetings.
> He has been on both lists and told us lots of stories. He still
> pops up once in a while on-line. Ya there Clyde?
> Pat Hunt
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