The following announcement was written by KMI Marketing:
In The Legend of the Lively Massacre, program host – Madonna Davis -- helps trace the ancestry of Pam Frazer –an Illinois native -- connecting her to some of the first white settlers to arrive in the Indiana Territory in 1813. The search also uncovers a handwritten letter to William Clark (of the Lewis and Clark Expedition) mentioning Pam’s ancestors by name, and the 200 year old graves of her ancestors who were massacred by a group of American Indians.
The Lively Family Massacre program episode is a freestanding half-hour documentary that has already garnered other recent awards in the form of two 2008 Telly Awards, and praise from leading industry professionals.
Here’s what noted genealogist, Tony Burroughs says:
Each episode a new family legend is explored and selected from actual stories submitted by the public to the producers on a new website: www.Legendseekers.org. Some have alluded to the show as the THIS OLD HOUSE for GENEALOGY (referring to the popular PBS home improvement series)
The program is presently in the process of seeking underwriters for the series on national public television. For more information visit our website above.
The series is about everyday ordinary people who have legendary family stories, and the process to authenticate, discover and reenact these legends. Through travel, research, and genealogy, we introduce fascinating experts and cutting-edge science to engage the audience along this journey. It’s a unique cross between a “how-to” reality program and historic reenactment that is designed to engage the estimated the millions of people in America interested in exploring their ancestry/genealogy.