jefferson davis http://wkms.org en Jefferson Davis Birthday Commemoration This Weekend http://wkms.org/post/jefferson-davis-birthday-commemoration-weekend <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This weekend brings re-enactors to the Jefferson Davis State Historic Site &nbsp;in Fairview to commemorate Davis' birthday, June 3. &nbsp;We speak with the park manager, Ron Sydnor, about three days of activities.</p> Mon, 26 May 2014 18:43:39 +0000 Kate Lochte 40841 at http://wkms.org Jefferson Davis Birthday Commemoration This Weekend Front Page AM 5/25/12 http://wkms.org/post/front-page-am-52512 <p>Next week, the Jefferson Davis State Historic Site in Fairview hosts a commemoration of the western Kentuckian who became the first, and only, president of the Confederate States of America on the occasion of his 204<sup>th</sup> birthday.&nbsp; We&rsquo;ll speak with historian William C. Davis (no relation) about the rebel leader&rsquo;s life and legacy today on Front Page A.M. from WKMS News.</p><p> Fri, 25 May 2012 15:40:51 +0000 Todd Hatton & Chad Lampe 18124 at http://wkms.org Front Page AM 5/25/12 Historian William C. Davis on Jefferson Davis http://wkms.org/post/historian-william-c-davis-jefferson-davis <p>June 3<sup>rd</sup> marks the 204<sup>th</sup> birthday of one of the only two native Kentuckians to hold an American presidency.&nbsp; One is, of course, Abraham Lincoln, and the other is his Civil War counterpart, Confederate President Jefferson Davis.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 25 May 2012 15:24:14 +0000 Todd Hatton 18123 at http://wkms.org Historian William C. Davis on Jefferson Davis