Publication Date

5-9-2014

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2837. “Freedom, Kentucky Story,” a narrative of John Robert Miller primarily concerning his grandmother’s family and life in Black Walnut Barren County, Kentucky. Miller explains that the geography of the area offered hiding places for escaped slaves on their way to the North; as a consequence, the community was renamed Freedom in 1866.

Disciplines

United States History

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