Chataqua anniversary held at Lake Barkley State Park
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The Kentucky Humanities Council invites you to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of its Kentucky Chautauqua® program, which for two decades has helped tell Kentucky’s story through interesting dramatic characters.

The council is joining with the Kentucky State Parks to help celebrate Aug. 1-5 with special programs at five parks. On Wednesday, Aug. 1, it will be held at Lake Barkley State Resort Park.

The “History & Humor, Hummin’ & Strummin’ 2012” programs will include Kentucky Chautauqua presentations, featuring actors who portray people important to the state’s history and culture.

The five-day celebration is also commemorating the sesquicentennial of the Civil War and the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

“This is a great opportunity to introduce more Kentuckians to the Kentucky Chautauqua program while enjoying our exceptional Kentucky State Parks,” said Virginia G. Carter, executive director of the Kentucky Humanities Council.

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