November 24, 2016

Thanksgiving 1866: Wounds of war unhealed in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville's streets were quiet on Thanksgiving Day 150 years ago.

Few people were out, in part because the mud on Nov. 29, 1866, was so deep, and the city's street crossings already were "the worst in the country," wrote the Daily Courier.

It was the fourth ...

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