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My Old Kentucky Home

(#413) from Kentucky Life Program 413 (1997)

Selina Skaggs, a hostess at My Old Kentucky Home State Historic Site, gives a Christmastime tour of Federal Hill, the Bardstown mansion that is purported to have inspired Stephen Foster to write “My Old Kentucky Home.” Segment introduced by series host Byron Crawford.

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