‘Kentucky Life’ explores the history of the Packhorse Library, the Fall traditions of Nancy, the album artwork of Robert Beatty and the musical history of Beaver Dam
For Release: 01/17/23 9:46 AM
On this episode of Kentucky Life, host Chip Polston learns about the Packhorse Library, the Great Depression-era program in which women delivered books and magazines by horseback in Eastern Kentucky; enjoys the hayrides, pumpkin patches and other Fall traditions in the town of Nancy; visits with modern digital artist Robert Beatty in Lexington who’s designed a host of memorable album covers; and explores Beaver Dam, with its legendary musical history and amphitheater.
KET Saturday, Jan. 28 • 8/7 pm
KET2 Monday, Jan. 29 • 7/6 pm
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