Take an Adventure through the Past

to Prepare for the Future.

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History At Work

  • 2700 Kentuckians Engaged through KY at 225 Listening Tour
  • 6300 Volunteer Hours Contributed (So Far) in 2017
  • 596 Participants Who Ran for History

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How You Can Give Back

There are many ways to give to the Kentucky Historical Society, including our annual fund, honor programs, sponsorship and bequests. You even may designate your gift to a specific KHS function or program. Gifts to KHS come through the Kentucky Historical Society Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, charitable organization that receives grants, bequests and the gifts of individuals, corporations and foundations in support of KHS.

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History in the News

Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton "met" the 1792 Kentucky Constitution recently and talked about the importance of historical documents and their relevance in her life.

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The Kentucky Historical Society is an agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, an affiliate of the Smithsonian, has full accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums and is a founding member of the History Relevance Campaign.