The Buckners

The Buckners

This week on Kentucky's Backroads the story of a family with deep military roots.
With Memorial Day approaching, Kentucky’s Backroads, has the story of a governor and his descendants this week.  It’s a story of a family that has a lineage steeped in military history.
 
Father and son, Simon Bolivar Buckner Senior and Junior are buried next to each other in the Frankfort Cemetery.  They were both generals, but in very different wars.  The Buckner family story will take you from Kentucky to Kansas City and back. 

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