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July 2016

Genealogy Tea & Sympathy

July 30 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History,
100 W. Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Do you have an ancestor who eludes you? Are 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 are welcome. This event takes place every fifth Saturday. Admission is free, but it requires advance registration so we can provide the right amount of tea (we’re never short…

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August 2016
$25 - $30

In the Black: A Coal Miner’s Firsthand Accounts of Working Underground

August 17 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History,
100 W. Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Gary Bentley earned his living in Kentucky coal mines for 12 years. He says the stories he sees in the media about miners and mining life don’t reflect the world he experienced on the job. He tries to tell that story through his column, “In the Black.” Allison Tracy, KHS oral history administrator, will interview Bentley and treat Food for Thought attendees with a rare opportunity to see oral historians work. Reservations required by Aug 12. Call Nina Elmore 502-564-1792,…

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