Almanack Contributor Gail Huntley

Gail Huntley

Gail Huntley is an author, retired English teacher, and playwright, who has written historical plays for Hamilton County and several historical books. She grew up in Long Lake and now splits her time between her cabin there and her place in Virginia near her children.

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Mystery of the Buttercup, long buried in Long Lake

buttercupFor many years, this steamboat, The Buttercup, was surrounded by mystery and intrigue while it sat in its watery grave at the bottom of Long Lake. If you look closely, you will see a large hole in the bow of this unique ship. The secret of the who, how, and why of that hole stayed a secret for many years.

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