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FREED re-enactors to perform at Jefferson Davis Historic Site

Female Re-enactors of Distinction performance part of Black History Month

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Fairview, KY - Jefferson Davis State Historic Site, 258 Pembroke-Fairview RD, Fairview, KY (MAP) invites guests to learn more about how free African American women survived and supported black soldiers as they fought for freedom during the Civil War. The program, part of Black History Month, is free and will be offered from 12:30pmCT 3pmCT. February 4, 2011. The program will feature the Female Re-Enactors of Distinction (FREED), affiliated with the Civil War Museum in Washington, D.C. The ladies of FREED dress in period costumes and use period speech to portray African American people and their way of life during the Civil War. If you go:The site is 112 miles, approximately 2.25 hours west of Columbia, KY via the Louie B. Nunn Parkway, I-65, the William Natcher Parkway, and US 68/KY 80.

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