Chronicles of Boone County

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Slavery

Boone County, Kentucky was a border county in a border state in the days before the Civil War. Kentucky was a slave-holding state and many Boone Countians owned slaves throughout the nineteenth century.

Boone County's most famous slave, Margaret Garner, was the subject of Toni Morrison's novel, Beloved.

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Slavery in Boone County (3 parts)

Presented by Jim Duvall, 2006

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