Red River Tales - September 23, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Bell School Community Complex
Brooksher Outdoor Pavilion
Developed, organized and expanded for 2018 by Dr. Rick Gregory, noted speaker and historian. Take a walk down history lane with conversations and never-heard-before stories and live music! Rich in history, this area known as the Red River Watershed, located in South Central Kentucky and Middle Tennessee, is famous for faith, fighting and folklore. Hear musicians play the banjo, guitar and dulcimer. Hear local storytellers, historians and high school students speak. William Turner- professor emeritus of Hopkinsville Community College & official historian of Hopkinsville, KY- and his wife Lavena will share original letters written during the Civil War between George Augustine Washington and his wife Jane, owners of Wessyngton Plantation (located in Roberson County). Hear about the history of Fort Redmond (constructed near Adams during the Civil War) and see displays about the Night Riders and the Bell Witch.
Presented in the Bell School Community Complex Brooksher Outdoor Pavilion on September 23, 2018 at 2 p.m. Free.