July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
Historian James A. Ramage presents Kentucky’s rich early history at The Filson
Join historian James A. Ramage at The Filson Historical Society today at noon as he discusses his new book, ‘Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War’.
There is more to Kentucky than just fast horses and good bourbon – although, quite frankly, a healthy epicurean doesn’t really need much more than that. It is an unfortunate fact that much of our fair and famously Blue-grassed state is overshadowed by sad images of poverty and poor...
May 20, 2009 - 9:45am
by Lou
After the bright spotlight of an ABC News special - and the attention that followed - Eastern Kentucky is starting to tell its own story online thanks to the efforts of a Lexington attorney that came from the region.
Storytelling is central to Appalachian cultural – and now, with the advent of the internet, mountain tales that have been passed down by word of mouth through the generations can be preserved and shared on a much greater scale. The new website, AppalacianFolk.com, is an archive of true stories,...
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