Owen Adkins

Owen Adkins

If you’re reading this you’ve probably already heard some of the many stories and legends about Owen Adkins of Pittsylvania County. What you may not know is that his legend was already growing even during his own lifetime. The following item was printed in the March 29, 1878 issue of the Liberty Tribune, way out in Clay County, Missouri.


The following clip is from the Richmond Dispatch, Sunday, March 22, 1885:

RichmondDispatch-Sun-Mar-22-1885 copy

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