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July 25/26: Program 2006: Artist Steve White of Mason County, whose paintings reflect America's first frontier from 1760-1812; a visit to downtown Paris; the Potter's Inn Bed and Breakfast in Wilmore; and the ambush and massacre of the 5th U.S. Colored Cavalry by a band of Confederate guerillas in Simpsonville. Read More | Watch Video

Aug. 1/2: Program 1909: The 8th of August: Every year, people in parts of Western Kentucky and Central Tennessee gather to celebrate Emancipation, a homecoming tradition begun in 1868. We explore the history and visit celebrations in Hopkinsville, Russellville, Paducah and Allensville. Read More | Watch Video

Aug. 15/16: Program 2008: More than 1,800 people died in the 1865 explosion of the Sultana on the Mississippi River, including more than 190 Kentuckians. We look back at the worst maritime disaster in U.S. history. In Paducah, a historical marker honors engineer and Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman. We also visit Louisville's Mega Cavern and admire the handcrafted furniture made from reclaimed hardwoods at Kentucky Ingrained in McKee. Read More | Watch Video

Aug. 22/23: Program 2009: Our theme this week is "Abandoned Kentucky." First, we visit the ruins of an 1850s iron furnace in Muhlenberg County. Next we stop by the town of Beauty, in Martin County, on the site of what once was the Hungarian community of Himlerville. Photographer Sherman Cahal explores the deserted Old Crow Distillery in Frankfort, and in Louisville, the preservation of a historic house was accomplished through the efforts of the Comfy Cow ice cream shop. Read More | Watch Video

Aug. 29/30: Program 2010: In the era of segregation, Paducah's Hotel Metropolitan was the heart of the African-American community of Upper Town. We explore this historic landmark. In Lewis County, we examine the restoration of the Cabin Creek covered bridge. In Kentucky forests, ash trees are threatened by the emerald ash borer. Which areas are at greatest risk? For "Our Town," Amy Hess visits Hazard, the "Queen City of the Mountains." Read More | Watch Video

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