Preston recalls life on the Kentucky at historical society event

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By Bonnie Strassell

With a bit of nostalgia, she wove a colorfully vibrant tapestry of life along the Kentucky River; and as her words created powerful images, Amalie Preston captured the quintessential soul of the Kentucky.
Amalie is the great-granddaughter of riverboat captain Squire Jordan Preston, whose many years on the Kentucky made him something of a celebrity. She grew up and still resides along the Kentucky River in Mercer County, and her stories delighted a roomful of visitors at the historical society’s River Day April 27.

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