Many Underground Railroad sites have been restored and are open to tours

I am proud to present this article as the Jesse Stuart Foundation’s tribute to Black History Month. February was chosen as Black History Month because Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass, two men who played important roles in abolishing slavery in the United States, were [...]

New Release: Wit, Wisdom and Other Stuff labeled “storyteller supreme”

The Jesse Stuart Foundation has released Wit, Wisdom & Other Stuff by Keith Kappes. The book is a collection of 125 commentaries Kappes wrote for a variety of community and regional newspapers in eastern Kentucky during his long, award-winning career in journalism. Mark Maynard, [...]


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