City Barbeque Food for Thought Series: Kentucky Women during the Civil War

Tuesday, March 21, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Cold Spring Branch for the next talk in the 10th Annual City BBQ Food for Thought Spring Lecture Series.

Dr. Andrea Watkins of the NKU History and Geography Department talks about how the Civil War shaped the lives of Kentucky women, whether they supported the Union or the Confederate cause. Learn about how these women experienced the war and helped contribute to the war effort during these turbulent years.

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About the Presenter:

Dr. Watkins focuses on early United States history to 1877. She enjoys teaching courses from the early colonial period through the Civil War, and she is well-versed in the history of Kentucky and the American South. Her research interests are focused on the Early Republic period of United States history, with an emphasis on nineteenth-century Kentucky, family and community life, and slavery.


For those that can’t attend in-person:

The talk will be filmed by Campbell Media and airs the following week on Sunday and Wednesday at 4:30 PM on CCMC (Cincinnati Bell Ch. 810 and Spectrum Ch. 202). It is also available on the Campbell Media Website or the Campbell Media App on Apple TV and Roku.

About our Community Partners:

Campbell Media:

Campbell Media is a service of the Campbell County Cable Board. The Cable Board was created by an Interlocal Agreement among the Campbell County Fiscal Court and 11 local cities within the County. The member cities are Highland Heights, Alexandria, Bellevue, Southgate, Wilder, Silver Grove, Melbourne, Crestview, Woodlawn, California, Mentor and Fiscal Court serving the unincorporated county. The Cable Board administers the cable television franchise agreement with Spectrum and Cincinnati Bell Extended Territories. The Board is made up of representatives from government agencies.

Campbell Media’s goal is to reach out to its community by providing a wide range of media tools and mechanisms while maintaining a direct outlet for community programming through cable channels.

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Age Range:   18+

Snacks Provided:   Yes

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