Stories of Lexington, Kentucky’s history and people.
Russell’s Cave: A Tiny History for Fayette County’s Biggest Cave (2021)
Jamie tells an abridged history of Russell’s Cave, Fayette County’s largest cave.
Not Just a One Way Street (2021)
Mariam and Wayne discuss the construction of New Circle Road, and other major transportation projects in Lexington.
The Murder of Alexander T. Hays (2021)
Erin guests to tell the story of one of Lexington’s oldest unsolved murders – the killing of Alexander T. Hays in October 1846.
Fire on UK’s Campus: the 51st Anniversary of the Kent State protests (2021)
Mariam and Wayne discuss the 1970 shooting on Kent State’s campus, and how protests against the shooting, including the ROTC building fire, on UK’s campus led to curfews and lockdowns by Kentucky’s Governor.
Elizabeth Keckley, an Interview with Lauren Burke (2021)
Mariam interviews Lauren Burke, of the podcast Bonnets at Dawn, about Elizabeth Keckley, dressmaker for Mary Todd Lincoln.
Three Civil War Lexington Women
Denise guest hosts and give sketches of the lives of three Lexington Civil War era women: Elizabeth Harbeson Hummons, Francis Dallam Peter, and Ella Bishop Ransom.