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September 2016

Second Saturday Genealogy: DNA

September 10 @ 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History,
100 W. Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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10:30 a.m.: Is mtDNA Just Empty DNA? What Mitochondrial DNA Testing Is Good For – Learn about the nature of mitochondrial DNA and how mtDNA testing might help your research in spite of its limitations. Noon: Which Spots Does “X'” Mark, Anyway? Understanding X-DNA Testing Because X-DNA isn’t a stand-alone test, it’s an overlooked research tool, even confused with mtDNA. And those cryptic inheritance charts! Let’s figure it all out. Speaker Debra Renard is a full-time genealogical researcher, lecturer and founder of…

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$25 - $30

Food for Thought: Hung on a Horn

September 21 @ 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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Frances Tansel and his sons, Timothy and John, were widely known for producing artistically engraved powder horns that often featured animals and patriotic symbols. Now they are collectors’ items. Mel Hankla will highlight several Tansel horns in his talk. Reservations required by Sept. 16. Call Nina Elmore: 502-564-1792, ext. 4558. $25 for KHS members; $30 for all other patrons.

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Kentucky History Half Marathon

September 24 @ 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History,
100 W. Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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The second annual Kentucky History Half Marathon, 10K and 5K is a fundraiser for the Kentucky Historical Society.

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