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Kentucky in the Eyes of Women: Margaret “Peggy” Garner

The below is the script for Season 5, Episode 7 of our podcast, Dime Stories. Listen to the episode on Anchor, Google Podcasts, or Spotify. Today, we continue looking at the stories of individual enslaved women, this time with the more infamous of the two: Margaret “Peggy” Garner, who became infamous a s fugitive slaveContinue reading “Kentucky in the Eyes of Women: Margaret “Peggy” Garner”

Kentucky in the Eyes of Women: Julie Ann Tevis

The below is the script for Season 5, Episode 5 of our podcast, Dime Stories. Listen to the episode on Anchor, Google Podcasts, or Spotify. Today, we continue looking at the spaces where women contributed to forming Kentucky’s well-known institutions. But unlike Mary Catherine Spalding, our subject today – and her institution – challenged theContinue reading “Kentucky in the Eyes of Women: Julie Ann Tevis”

Kentucky in the Eyes of Women: Catherine Spalding

The below is the script for Season 5, Episode 4 of our podcast, Dime Stories. Listen to the episode on Anchor, Google Podcasts, or Spotify. Originally from Maryland, Mary Catherine Spalding immigrated to Kentucky at the age of four and lived in the Catholic enclave of what is now Nelson County. Raised primarily by herContinue reading “Kentucky in the Eyes of Women: Catherine Spalding”

Kentucky in the Eyes of Women: Esther Whitley

The below is the script for Season 5, Episode 2 of our podcast, Dime Stories. Listen to the episode on Anchor, Google Podcasts, or Spotify. In our last episode, we recounted the story of Jemima Boone, among the first young women to help settle Kentucky, which was then considered part of the frontier. But Jemima’sContinue reading “Kentucky in the Eyes of Women: Esther Whitley”

Kentucky in the Eyes of Women: Jemima Boone

The below is the script for Season 5, Episode 2 of our podcast, Dime Stories. Listen to the episode on Anchor, Google Podcasts, or Spotify. Kentucky has a long, rich history – but unfortunately, the stories of individual Kentucky women start in the late 1700s. While humans inhabited the region since as early as 10,000Continue reading “Kentucky in the Eyes of Women: Jemima Boone”

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