In 2003, on our original Unusual Kentucky site, we complained about how the Pigg House, a wonderful old historic log cabin, was being neglected by Berea College, and was becoming a haven for unsupervised kids messing around in it. We wrote:
This ancient log cabin (tucked away deep in the wilderness outside Berea) is supposedly being kept and preserved by Berea College, but the place is dilapidated and rundown, and evidently a popular spot for local idiot kids to come and party, leaving trash and graffiti everywhere. Some of these kids were stupid enough to write their full names on the walls, along with the date they were there.
Did anyone listen? Nope. Three years later, the place burned to the ground. Here's a squib from the Winter 2006 issue of Berea College Magazine: