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The Blue Box: Five Lives in Letters

May 15, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free
Memories: Blue Box

The Blue Box: Five Lives in Letters introduces Margaret Haskins, the four times great grandmother of Sallie Bingham. This story begins with Haskin’s capture by the Shawnee Indians in 1778 and recounts her years of captivity in their camp, ending with a fictional reconstruction of her life after she returned to Virginia. Bingham describes how she found the box and the effect that her childhood in Kentucky had on her writing.

Audio of this event is now available on The Blue Box: Five Lives in Letters audio page, video is available on the Media page. A Filson Historical Society film.

Details

Date:
May 15, 2012
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

The Filson Historical Society
Phone:
(502) 635-5083
Website:
http://www.filsonhistorical.org/

Venue

The Filson Historical Society
1310 S. Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
Phone:
(502) 635-5083