Chronicles of Boone County

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Learning Resources

Whether a story about indian captives, paleolithic animals or 20th-century crime and drama, history appeals to all ages. Resources suitable to school-age children have been developed for each of the topics below. These resources may include: book kits, lesson plans, activity sheets, images, documents, etc.

George Remus/ The Jazzbird

George Remus, a notorious Cincinnati bootlegger in the 1920's, made headlines in 1927 when he mudered his wife Imogene in broad daylight in a local park. Author Craig Holden used Remus' story as the basis for his fictional novel, The Jazz Bird. Click here for the George Remus/ Jazz Bird kit.

Mary Draper Ingles

Captured by Shawnee Indians in 1756, she was brought down the Ohio River to what is now Big Bone Lick. She escaped and walked for forty days through the wilderness back to her home in what is now West Virginia. Click here for the Mary Ingles kit.

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