Creelsboro and the Cumberland: A Living History

Creelsboro and the Cumberland: A Living History – Documentary Now on KET –  Gardens to Gables
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What: Free screening of a documentary on a rural Kentucky historic district

When: September 25, 2021 at11:00 am and again at 2:00 pm

Where: Creelsboro Church of the Nazarene (near Creelsboro Country Store, 4838 South Highway 379, Jamestown, KY)

This screening will occur during the 2nd annual Creelsboro Festival. The festival starts at 10 am central. The festival includes music, food, vendors, and educational information about the history of the Creelsboro community. Google Creelsboro Country Store, 4838 South Highway 379, Jamestown, KY, US 42629 for directions to the event.

Creelsboro and the Cumberland: A Living History

examines the history and culture of the Creelsboro Valley using oral histories, family photographs, archival maps, aerial video, music and original artworks. The one-hour documentary follows the research of Janie-Rice Brother, Architectural Historian and Principal Scholar, as part of a plan to mitigate the impact of the U.S. 127 Bypass construction on the Creelsboro Rural Historic District.

This program is the seventh episode in The Kentucky Archaeology and Heritage Series, which is produced by Voyageur Media Group, Inc. for the Kentucky Archaeological Survey, Western Kentucky University. The documentary is distributed by Kentucky Educational Television (KET) via its broadcast and streaming services.