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Tue June 24, 2008
Southerners Commemorate Davis's Bicentennial Birthday
By Elizabeth Kramer
Fairview, KY – This year saw the launch of celebrations marking President Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday in 2009. This month, southerners in several states are celebrating the 200th birthday of Jefferson Davis. Davis was President of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. Kentucky Public Radio's Elizabeth Kramer went to his birthplace to find out who's celebrating.