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51 Historical Facts That Sound Like Huge Lies But Are Actually True

In the 1998 Film Elizabeth, Cate Blanchett plays Elizabeth I, A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.

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This is a view of Loretta Lynn's house in Butcher Holler Kentucky. This area of Kentucky is famous for it's coal mines, hard working people, astounding poverty, and Loretta Lynn.

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Loretta Lynn Coal Miner's Daughter Home Butcher Holler Kentucky

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"A Kentucky mountain woman is here shown enjoying a book brought by a WPA pack horse librarian, 1930s in Whitley County, KY.

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WPA Library History Project South Carolina Pictures

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People on bank of creek near Grayson after baptism. KY. 19--?. Kentuckiana Digital Library.

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Kentucky Digital Library

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Middlesboro Kentucky 1929 Where KY, TN and VA meet

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Old Slave House in Lexington, Kentucky

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snake handling in Appalachia

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Made from tobacco sacks : In Grandmother's Day | Old-Time Happy Housewifery

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Chief Red Bird, Clay County, Kentucky Son of a fur trader, he proved the tribes to be capable people. He was present as a translator when they made a treaty to move to the west in the Carolinas and later Chief Red Bird went into hiding after getting stabbed in the back.

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Berea College: A Phantom Runner, Undying Tragedies, and the Ghostly Tour Guide Tucked away in the Kentucky woods, this obscure liberal arts college houses quite a few phantoms. As with so many other colleges, many of these hauntings are said to originate from tragic happenings in the school’s past. Still, it also has its odd, inexplicabl

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National Paranormal Association: October 2011

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