Events — Conference Room

"Simon Kenton" Drama at JSF

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The Jesse Stuart Foundation will present Mel Hankla as “Simon Kenton: Kentucky Scout” on Saturday, November 21 at 1:00 pm in the JSF Conference Room. Admission is $5; reservations are required. Seating is limited – only 80 tickets will be sold – make your reservations today! Kenton carved out a remarkable career as an explorer and frontiersman. A self-appointed welcomer, he personally greeted early settlers as they arrived in what was then the far west. The Indians knew Kenton as “the man whose gun is never empty” for his skill of running and reloading his faithful flintlock at the same...

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JSF Open House Activities

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The annual Open House to celebrate Jesse Stuart’s 109th birthday will be Saturday, August 8 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in the new Conference Room at JSF headquarters in Ashland. The event will include door prizes, refreshments, and: Book Signings: James M. Gifford, author of Jesse Stuart: Immortal Kentuckian, Jesse Stuart: An Extraordinary Life Mark Maynard, author of Mark My Words: Tales of Brandon Webb, O.J Mayo, and Other Sports Legends of Northeastern Kentucky and Teamwork: Ashland’s 1961 Championship Basketball Season Amy Compton will also be on hand to sign copies of Maynard’s newest book, Grace Runner: The Story of...

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Open House Celebrating the release of Dr. Gifford's New Book, Jesse Stuart: Immortal Kentuckian

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Dr. Gifford spent part of the day today greeting fans of his and Jesse Stuart in the new conference room at the Jesse Stuart Foundation Bookstore and signing copies of his new book, Jesse Stuart:  Immortal Kentuckian.  Sales of the book all go toward the completion of the conference room project.

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Open House / Mothers Day Sale Set for May 8th!

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                              The Jesse Stuart Foundation will celebrate the release of this important new book Friday, May 8th with an Open House and Book Signing from Noon to 5:30pm.  Dr. Gifford will be signing 500 Limited Edition hardbacks that will sell for $30 each.  Every dollar from the sales of “Jesse Stuart:  Immortal Kentuckian” will go towards the completion of the Foundation’s new conference room.  “The recently-completed Conference Room is the crown jewel of the new Jesse Stuart Foundation facility at 4440 13th Street in Ashland,” observed Jesse...

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