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Searching for Mt. Tussell - Don't think this is it



2015-04-07 - Mt. Tussell Road, District 6, Knifley, Ky - Photo by Ed Waggener.
Searching for Mt. Tussell, Sunday, April 5, 2015, we spotted a likely suspect, a baby knob, but locals don't give it as a possibility. It's near the junction of Burnett (private) road and Mt. Tussell Road. The source of the name is likely in the source of the name of the Old Mt. Tussell School. Any information on it, or it's location, would be appreciated. The buck used to stop with Squire Wallace Feese, later with Squire Joe Rogers, and now with the highest local official, Squire Greg Caldwell. Maybe, when the mystery is solved, it will be so obvious everyone concerned - mostly me, it seems - will wonder why they had been so dumb in the first place. My best guess is that "Mt. Tussell" was a name imported from somewhere else, may by the incomers of the day. (Maybe "North Carolina people"? A play on Mt. Russell? Near the Mayberry community of Mt. Airy?) - EW

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