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History At Work

  • 155 Items loaned to other history groups in the state in 2019
  • 5,913 Volunteer hours contributed in 2019
  • 38 Historical Markers dedicated in 22 counties in 2019

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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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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.