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The Daniel Boone National Forest is once again hosting the Living Archaeology Weekend. Conducted annually since 1989, this event illustrates the cultural practices and skills of Native Americans and early pioneers in Kentucky. Specialists demonstrate...
email@example.comPaper has been an everyday part of school, from syllabi to assignments to reports to grades. But when you walk in Joyce Bruner’s classroom at The Providence School in Wilmore, you will have trouble finding a sheet. In fact, you’d probably find...
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The American Revolution is often thought of as a war fought in the large port cities of the original 13 colonies located along the Atlantic Ocean. While those battles did indeed take place and held a vital role in the outcome that helped form our nation,...
Fort Boonesborough to re-enact 1778 siege Fort Boonesborough State Park is hosting its annual “1778 Siege of Boonesborough” weekend beginning today. The weekend includes battle reenactments today and Sunday, and a special night battle tonight...
HARRODSBURG — Old Fort Harrod State Park will host two opportunities this weekend to learn more about Kentucky history. On Saturday, the park will present Native American interpreter Howard Carr for a discussion of “Indians of Kentucky”...
firstname.lastname@example.orgLANCASTER — Instead of leaving local history quiet in closed books or yellowing in old newspapers, the Garrard County Arts Council hopes to recreate it in vibrant color with murals in Lancaster. The council has completed the first sketch for a mural...
email@example.comThe halls of Brookside Elementary School turned into paths hundreds of years old Friday, bridging student exhibits about American Indian life from the Arctic to the southwest and all the way to the eastern woodlands. Fifth-grade classes at the school...
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Dave and Tammy Ashton, who travel the country working historical reenactments, have found themselves, in a way, back home at the old post office on Combs Ferry Road. The two, originally from central Indiana, worked as mail carriers for much of their...
Librarians worked hard this week revamping the book displays for November. If you’re looking for inspiring or informative reads, be sure to browse those displays the next time you’re in the library. For example, in the reading area, just...
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In 1789, Jenny Wiley was taken captive by a group of Native Americans and held for 11 months in what is now Johnson County, Ky. During that time, all four of her children and her brother were killed. Eventually, Wiley escaped, and her life story became...
During Kentucky’s settlement period, the pioneers lost an incredible number of horses on the frontier. Some horses just ran off, but great numbers were taken during hostilities with Native Americans. According to Kentucky’s first federal...
An interview with Courier-Journal reporter Byron Crawford in 2004 was the impetus behind Ed Henson’s new book, “Swift.” Henson grew up in Slade, in the Red River Gorge area, and learned about the legend of John Swift’s silver mine...
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