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August 2015
Free

Family Fun Saturday: School of the Soldier

August 8 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kentucky Historical Society,
100 W. Broadway St., Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Enlist in the school of the soldier and experience what the life of a typical Civil War soldier was like. For kids ages 5-10 and their families. Free admission does not include Kentucky Historical Society museums.

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Family Fun Saturday: 300 Years of Fun

August 15 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kentucky Historical Society,
100 W. Broadway St., Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Discover some of the games that have entertained some of Kentucky’s families for centuries. Test your skills at 18th century Frontier quoits, 18th century graces and 20th century corn hole. For kids ages 5-10 and their families. Free admission does not include Kentucky Historical Society museums.

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$25

Food for Thought: Lost Lexington

August 19 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Kentucky Historical Society,
100 W. Broadway St., Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Lexington has dozens of well-restored landmarks, but many more are lost forever. The Hart-Bradford House, once home to some of Lexington’s most significant individuals, was demolished in 1955 prompting the formal start of the local historic preservation movement. The Centrepointe block has been made and unmade so many times that its original tenants now are unknown. In Lexington and her Bluegrass Region, threats to preservation abound. Join local blogger, attorney and preservationist Peter Brackney as he explores the intriguing back…

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Family Fun Saturday: 300 Years of Fun

August 22 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kentucky Historical Society,
100 W. Broadway St., Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Discover some of the games that have entertained some of Kentucky’s families for centuries. Test your skills at 18th century Frontier quoits, 18th century graces and 20th century corn hole. For kids ages 5-10 and their families. Free admission does not include Kentucky Historical Society museums.

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Free

Family Fun Saturday: 300 Years of Fun

August 29 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kentucky Historical Society,
100 W. Broadway St., Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Discover some of the games that have entertained some of Kentucky’s families for centuries. Test your skills at 18th century Frontier quoits, 18th century graces and 20th century corn hole. For kids ages 5-10 and their families. Free admission does not include Kentucky Historical Society museums.

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Free

Genealogy Tea and Sympathy

August 29 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kentucky Historical Society,
100 W. Broadway St., Frankfort, KY 40601 United States

Have an ancestor who eludes you? Confused about which source to use next? Bring any genealogy issue, hot topic or question and the group will try to help you. Even if we can’t solve your problem, we promise to provide lots of tea and sympathy! All research levels welcome. Registration required: KHSrefdesk@ky.gov or 502-564-1792, ext. 4460

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October 2015
$ Varies

Kentucky Historical Society: KY History Half Marathon

October 3
Kentucky Historical Society,
100 W. Broadway St., Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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The KY History Half is the Commonwealth’s first half marathon that celebrates Kentucky’s history. This charitable event also offers a fun way to support the educational programming and services of the Kentucky Historical Society in its mission to educate and engage the public through Kentucky history in order to confront the challenges of the future. Race information

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Genealogy Tea and Sympathy

October 31 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kentucky Historical Society,
100 W. Broadway St., Frankfort, KY 40601 United States

Have an ancestor who eludes you? Confused about which source to use next? Bring any genealogy issue, hot topic or question and the group will try to help you. Even if we can’t solve your problem, we promise to provide lots of tea and sympathy! All research levels welcome. Registration required: KHSrefdesk@ky.gov or 502-564-1792, ext. 4460

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