Celebrate Big History

salt_bandEvents on July 18 celebrate the 260th anniversary of Mary Draper Ingles’ daring escape

When Lynne Reif wrote a song about Mary Draper Ingles, she didn’t know it was going to propel her to a long and close personal friendship with one of Ingles’ descendants and many visits to the area where Ingles escaped from the Shawnee in 1755.

Reif’s song, “Mary’s Hope,” recounts Ingles’ true adventures and a journey of courage and strength that took her 800 miles from Big Bone Lick State Historic Site to her home in Virginia.

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