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Farmington

(#423) from Kentucky Life Program 423 (1998)

A tour of the Farmington Historic Home and plantation in Louisville, including a look at an archaeological dig in the former slave quarters. Farmington was the home of the prominent Speed family for several decades, and family friend Abraham Lincoln spent two weeks there in 1841 while getting over some romantic troubles. Segment includes an introduction and postscript by series host Byron Crawford.

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