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Glasgow is well known for its annual Glasgow Highland Games, a festival that celebrates Scottish culture. National attractions Mammoth Cave National Park and the Barren River Lake State Resort Park draw residents and visitors alike to abundant outdoor activities. Glasgow is the county seat of Barren County, which ranked on the Best Communities for Young People list by the America's Promise Alliance.
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Glasgow, Ky., is named for Glasgow, Scotland, and a competitive event in Barren County each year would make any kilt-wearing Scotsman proud. The Glasgow Highland Games take place in Barren County the first weekend of June each year. The Games have been held for more than 25 years. About 10,000 spectators and participants typically attend the event at Barren River Lake State Resort Park.
Music, theater, art, literature and history can all be enjoyed in Glasgow and Barren County thanks to a lot of hard work, innovation and support from the community. South Central Kentucky Cultural Center
When Amelia and Kyle Kiser, both physicians and community leaders, bought the historic Spotswood House in 2007, they took on more than your average home renovation. They took on the formidable task of bringing history back to life. The couple had moved to Glasgow, her hometown, in 1999, drawn by professional opportunities, proximity to Amelia’s family and the area’s desirable quality of life. “It has great schools, and you either know everyone or connect with them pretty quickly,” Amelia Kiser says. “And you don’t have the urban issues here.