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Contributing WriterEditor’s note: This the first of a two-part series about Jacqueline Amber Lewis, who was among the first settlers in the Forkland community in Western Boyle County. Jaqueline Amber Lewis, a pioneer who came west from Virginia in early 1800, owned...
Thanks to all of the library patrons and Clark County residents who came to the Black Friday Book sale. No, we didn’t open the library at midnight, or fear for our doors, but the turn-out was great and we sold more than 550 bags of books. It was...
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email@example.comSTANFORD — About 200 years ago, the United States was at war with Great Britain, and Lincoln County citizens were leaving prominent marks in history. To commemorate the contributions to the War of 1812 by Lincoln County natives such as William...
FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Historical Society features historic downtown Danville in a new smartphone application tour. KHS launched a series of “ExploreKYHistory” smartphone tours in summer 2012. Available tour themes now include Civil...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSTANFORD — Around 200 years ago, the U.S. was at war with Great Britain and Lincoln County citizens were leaving prominent marks in history. In order to commemorate the contributions to the War of 1812 by Lincoln County natives like William...
email@example.comSenate President David L. Williams recently appointed state Sen. Tom Buford, R-Nicholasville, to the Kentucky War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission. The 18-member commission, which includes state agencies and at-large members, works on a broad range of...
Special to the Sun Pvt. William Greathouse was just a teenager when he answered Kentucky Gov. Isaac Shelby’s call to arms against the British in the United States’ second war for independence. Greathouse, who lived from 1794 to 1876, will be...
Contributing writerLIBERTY - Graves of two Casey County men who served in the Revolutionary War have new tombstones and markers that show they were patriots in the war. Thirteen flags waved in the wind as the ceremonies got underway with placing wreaths and flowers on...
This bicentennial year of the War of 1812 has so far seen little commemoration of America’s “second Revolution.” Kentuckians volunteered in numbers and played a significant role in the outcome of the war. Approximately 25,000 Kentucky...
Contributing WriterFor Kathy Hall, the specter of a war fought 200 years ago stays close to her heart. Her ancestor, Capt. James C. Price, lost his life while commanding a group of Jessamine County soldiers at the Battle of Frenchtown, the deadliest conflict of the War of...
Long ago laid to rest in unmarked graves in Lombard, three soldiers who served in the Civil War and World War I are finally getting their due. In advance of Memorial Day, a committee composed of the VFW Lilac Post 5815, the Lombard Historical Commission...
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