Take an Adventure Through the Past

to Prepare for the Future.

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History At Work

  • 157 Items loaned to other history groups in the state in 2019
  • 7,879 Volunteer hours contributed in 2018
  • 100 Kentucky history organizations served in 2018 via grants, consulting, etc.

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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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20 Years in the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History

The Kentucky Historical Society is celebrating 20 years at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History! Our new exhibit, "Roots & Shoots: 20 Years @ 100 W. Broadway," shares the history of this building.

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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.