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Think History radio Broadcasts, Part 2

The rest of the month’s radio broadcasts have been announced! Kentucky Humanities has put together a series of historical segments that will be aired on WEKU-FM (88.9 Richmond/Lexington) and its affiliated eastern Kentucky stations (106.7 Frankfort; 90.9 Hazard; 88.5 Corbin; 96.3 Harlan; 96.9 Barbourville; 102.5 Middlesboro; 95.1 Pikeville; and 90.1 Pineville). The spots are 1.5 minutes long and air twice a day – during morning edition at 8:19am and All Things Considered at 5:19pm. They will also be re-playing Think History spots from previous years. .0

Segments can also be accessed online at KY Humanities Think History.

Segements scheduled to air:

September 15 – Ancient Indian Campsite at Canton (New!)
September 16 – 4/30/2020 Early Statehood Homes
September 17 – Making the Myth of the Dark and Bloody Ground (New!)
September 18 – 5/14/2020 19th Century Houses
September 19 – 5/11/2020 Davis Bottom Neighborhood
September 20 – 6/22/2020 Davis Bottom: a Black Enclave in Lexington
September 21 – Unexpected Discoveries at Canton (New!)
September 22 – 5/22/2020 20th Century Working Class Neighborhoods
September 23 – 6/3/2020 Davis Bottom Shotgun Houses
September 24 – 6/30/2020 712 Deroode Street Privy
September 25 – Busting the Myth of the Dark and Bloody Ground (New!)
September 26 – 7/20/2020 Constantine Rafinesque and Canton
September 27 – 7/2/2020 Ancient House at Canton
September 28 – 8/11/2020 Recent Archaeology in Canton
September 29 – Central and Eastern Kentucky’s Native American Farming Landscape (New!)
September 30 – 8/17/2020 A Surprise in Canton

Previous Segments:
September 1: – Why This Blufftop at Canton, Kentucky?
September 9: – Origin of the “Myth of The Dark and Bloody Ground”
September 11: – Hunter-gatherers in Western Kentucky

Think History Radio Broadcasts

It’s officially the start of Kentucky Archaeology Month! Kentucky Humanities has put together a series of historical segments that will be aired on WEKU-FM (88.9 Richmond/Lexington) and its affiliated eastern Kentucky stations (106.7 Frankfort; 90.9 Hazard; 88.5 Corbin; 96.3 Harlan; 96.9 Barbourville; 102.5 Middlesboro; 95.1 Pikeville; and 90.1 Pineville). The spots are 1.5 minutes long and air twice a day – during morning edition at 8:19am and All Things Considered at 5:19pm. They will also be re-playing Think History spots from previous years. .0

Segments can also be accessed online at KY Humanities Think History.

Segements scheduled to air:

September 1: – Why This Blufftop at Canton, Kentucky? (NEW)
September 2 – 11/27/2019: Ancient Kentuckians and their dogs
September 3 – 2/26/2020: Kentucky’s antebellum plantations
September 4 – 2/14/2020: Foodways of kentucky’s enslaved people – 1
September 5 – 2/28/2020: Foodways of kentucky’s enslaved people – 2
September 6 – 3/20/2020: Kentucky’s enslaved people’s religious shrines
September 7 – 3/24/2020: Ribbons of history
September 8 – 3/27/2020: The Maysville to lexington road as a trail
September 9: – Origin of the “Myth of The Dark and Bloody Ground” (NEW)
September 10 – 4/27/2020: The limestone trace
September 11: – Hunter-gatherers in Western Kentucky (NEW)
September 12 – 4/2/202:0 Homes along the limestone trace
September 13 – 4/17/2020: the maysville to lexington road as a turnpike
September 14 – 4/23/2020: Thomas Champ’s Inn