Hamilton's Resurgence Further Blurs The Facts Surrounding The Burr Conspiracy
Aaron Burr traveled west in 1805, a year after his infamous duel with Alexander Hamilton, sparking widespread rumors about his intentions. Was Burr plotting treason? Were Kentuckians in league with him? Dr. Carol Ely, executive director of Historic Locust Grove in Louisville tells us more about Burr’s life and his Kentucky connections in this web exclusive presentation from the Kentucky Historical Society’s First Friday Speaker Series. She also spoke one on one with WUKY’s Alan Lytle.