Online Exhibitions at the Kentucky Historical SocietyGet a sneak preview of current exhibitions, and check out elements of past exhibitions from the Kentucky Historical Society by browsing our online exhibition gallery. Check back frequently for new additions! "Kentucky Military Treasures" Online
War is not just a compilation of dates that represent a series of battles. "Kentucky Military Treasures," an online exhibition that illustrates the personal stories of bravery, innovation, heartache and perseverance, provides evidence of the people and artifacts history books often neglect.
The exhibition features a diverse selection of artifacts, documents and photographs from the rich military collections of the Kentucky Historical Society.
"Beyond the Log Cabin: Kentucky's Abraham Lincoln
Prepare to see Abraham Lincoln differently in this online exhibition. View Abraham Lincoln's life through the lens of his Kentucky connections, from his birth in a log cabin in Kentucky to his complex, lifelong relationship with his native state. Exploring this often-tenuous relationship between Lincoln and Kentucky challenges us to examine his life and legacy anew - beyond the log cabin.
"Our New Kentucky Home: Immigrant Experiences"
Who are your people? What's your family's story? Why do immigrants choose Kentucky as their new home?
While each family is different, there are clear connections among Kentucky's immigrant stories. This exhibition provides perspective on why new Kentuckians of all eras uproot established lives to embark on uncertain futures. Visit this online exhibition to find out more about the hardships and joys of the immigrant experience in Kentucky, from the 1770s to the present.
"Toyota Kentucky Hall of Governors"
View this online exhibition to find out more about Kentucky's governors, from Isaac Shelby to Paul Patton.