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James-Younger Gang – 2017

September 28 - October 1

              “ What happened in Missouri                    began in Kentucky ”

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Georgetown College, Scott Co. KY
Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky
ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2017 – GEORGETOWN, KENTUCKY

NATIONAL JAMES-YOUNGER GANG INC.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017

4-9 pm: Registration – Author Fair & Book Signing

Friday, Sept 29, 2017

9-10:00:   Mark Bampton of Ampthill, England: Topic – A Forensic Analysis of the Bob Ford/Jesse James Photo Hoax

10:30-12:00:   Eric F. James, author of This Bloody Ground, Vol. II of Jesse James Soul Liberty; TopicThe story of Frank & Jesse’s grandfather John M. James from the American Revolution to revolution against banks

12:00-1:30:   Lunch

1:30-3:00:   Georgetown College

  • Dr. Glen Taul; Topic – Georgetown’s Records of Rev. Robert Sallee James & Rev. John James
  • Dr. James C. Klotter, Kentucky State Historian; Topic & author of The History and Culture of Central Kentucky, 1792-1852; Kentucky Justice, Southern Honor, and American Manhood

3:30-4:30:   Ward Hall

  • Ron Bryant*, Former Research Historian, Kentucky History Center; Topic – Sustaining the Southern Plantation Life of William Ward, Richard Mentor Johnson, & their Pence Slaves

5:00:   Business Meeting

Saturday, Sept 30, 2017

9:00-10:00:   Shirl Marks, co-founder of The African-American Genealogy Group of Kentucky, descendant of enslaved Pence family;  Topic & author of The Enslaved Pence & Chinn Families of Scott County

10:30-12:00:   Guerilla Symposium: Topic – What Made a Civil War Guerilla?

  • Gerald Fisher author of Guerilla Warfare in Civil War Kentucky
  • James M. Pritchard, Civil War Guerilla Collections at the Filson Historical Society, author of Embattled Capital, Frankfort During the Civil War
  • Kent Masterson Brown Esq.*, author & film documentarian, The Civil War in Kentucky: Battle for the Bluegrass State, First editor Civil War magazine, former Chair of Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission & Perryville Battlefield Commission

12-1:30:   Lunch – Wallace Station – Box Lunch

1:30-5:00:   TOUR

7:00-10:00:   Banquet: Bill Samuels Jr., 2nd great grand-nephew of Dr. Reuben Samuels, author of Maker’s Mark: My Autobiography

Sunday, Oct 1, 2017 – Adjourned

Maps provided to self-tour the Bluegrass & additional historical sites

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