Carson Family Secrets
Our contributor, Charle s Burns bought the Kit Carson biography at an estate sale for $5. Inside he found some newspaper clippings and notes related to the Carson family. In particular a list of Carson family members. It seemed to Charles this was no ordinary biography. He wondered if this was a Carson family heirloom and called in History Detectives to investigate.
History Detectives host Tukufu Zuberi travels to New Mexico, home of the legendary Kit Carson. His aim, to find out more about the book and the family and discovers
Kit Carson Biography
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