Kentucky Historical Society Events
Dec 13, 2011
10:00am - 5:00pm
Public Inauguration Event
The Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in downtown Frankfort will be the site of a public and family-friendly inaugural party for Gov. Steve Beshear and Lt. Governor-elect Jerry Abramson on Tuesday, Dec. 13.
The Frankfort/Franklin County Tourist & Convention Commission is coordinating the event along with the Kentucky Historical Society and Downtown Frankfort, Inc. The Center for Kentucky History, the Old State Capitol and the Kentucky Military History Museum are all part of the Kentucky Historical Society’s history campus and will be open free of charge beginning 10 a.m. Dec. 13.
Full Schedule of Inauguration Day Events
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Ongoing)
Show your love for Kentucky history by picking up a free “I Love Kentucky History” button!
• “Kentucky Military Treasures” at the Kentucky Military History Museum
• “Great Revivals: Kentucky’s Decorative Arts Treasures” at the Old State Capitol
• “A Kentucky Journey,” “The Makings of a Master: Kentucky Folk Art Apprenticeships” and the newly-renovated “Toyota Kentucky Hall of Governors” at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History
View First Lady Jane Beshear’s 2007 inaugural gown on display in the Center for Kentucky History.
Shopping in the Stewart Home School 1792 Store – Stop by the front desk for a 20% discount coupon!
Consider buying a KHS membership or a brick to be installed on the Pathway of History.
11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
See the Ron Morgan Postcard Collection, with over 10,000 images from Kentucky’s past, in the Martin F. Schmidt Research Library.
1, 2 & 3 p.m.
Live KHS Museum Theatre performance, “Westward into Kentucky” or “Look for My Picture.”
Musical performance by Joanna Hay and Stirfry
Inaugural party begins!
Refreshments available in the Center for Kentucky History’s Brown-Forman Kentucky Room
Musical performance by Kentucky State University Gospel Ensemble
Musical performance by Frankfort Children Singers