The Office of Cultural Diversity and Library Seminar Series at Big Sandy Community
and Technical College (BSCTC) presented the Kentucky Chautauqua of John GeeFee Monday
on its Prestonsburg campus.
Portrayed by Obadiah Ewing-Roush, Fee (1816-1901) was born the son of slave owners,
but made his name for being an anti-slavery minister who later founded and opened
Kentucky Chautauqua is an exclusive presentation of the Kentucky Humanities Council,
Inc. with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Kentucky Humanities
council is a non-profit Kentucky corporation affiliated with the National Endowment
for the Humanities.