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Free Research Saturdays for Family History Month

October 3 | 10:00 am - October 31 | 5:00 pm

In honor of Family History Month, the Martin F. Schmidt Research Library will be operating under FREE admission EACH SATURDAY…

Haunted Historic Kentucky on WTVQ & WHAS

October 24 | 5:30 pm - October 31 | 6:00 pm

Haunted Historic Kentucky Returns to Television! Haunted Historic Kentucky will air again this October on WTVQ ABC 36 (Lexington) and…

Haunted by History: Nighttime Tour of the Old State Capitol – SOLD OUT

October 29 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Haunted by History:  Nighttime Tour of the Old State Capitol - SOLD OUT October 29 & 30;  7 pm –…

Genealogy Tea & Sympathy: Researching Western Kentucky Families

October 30 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL EVENT! Is a Kentucky Ancestor eluding you? Sometimes you just need to talk to someone…

Frankfort Halloween: Historic Halloween Party at the Old State Capitol

October 30 | 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Historic Halloween Party at the Old State Capitol Saturday, October 30th, 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET Spend the afternoon…

Haunted by History: Nighttime Tour of the Old State Capitol – SOLD OUT

October 30 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Haunted by History:  Nighttime Tour of the Old State Capitol - SOLD OUT October 29 & 30;  7 pm –…

First Friday: Union Renegades: Miners, Capitalism, and Organizing in the Gilded Age

November 5 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

First Friday:  Union Renegades: Miners, Capitalism, and Organizing in the Gilded Age, with Dr. Dana Caldemeyer Friday, November 5, 2021; …

Host a Vet

November 11 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Host a Vet (Virtual Event) Join the Kentucky Historical Society as we talk with two of our own staff military…

Illuminating History: Tintype Portraits with River City Tintype

November 13 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Illuminating History: Tintype Portraits with River City Tintype Saturday, Nov. 13, 10am-5pm Do you love looking at old photos and…

Tipsy Town Tales – SOLD OUT

November 13 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tipsy Town Tales – Frankfort Edition - November is SOLD OUT! This ain’t your normal pub crawl!  This walking tour…

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