A Moment in Kentucky History: The Great Calloway/Boone Rescue

Aug 19, 2019

WEKU and Kentucky Humanities Presents: Think History, a look at Kentucky's historical moments.
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about the rescue of Elizabeth and Fannie Calloway and Jemima Boone. The teenage girls had been captured by Shawnee Indians while on their canoe on the Kentucky River.

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