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Virtual Tours | Blue Moon of Kentucky

October 27 | 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join KHS educator Julie Sawnor for a virtual tour of moon-related artifacts just in time for the blue moon on…

Witnessing the Dawn of Black Voting: A Tale of Two Political Revolutions

October 27 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In partnership with Virginia Humanities Featuring Dr. Chuck Welsko, KHS Civil War Governors of Kentucky project manager as a panelist.…

Haunted, Historic Kentucky

October 29 | 7:30 pm - October 30 | 10:00 am

This half-hour program, produced by WTVQ - ABC 36 (Lexington), will take you on a spooky deep dive into the…

Halloween Special Event: Crafting Victorian Hair Jewelry

October 31 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Prepare to be creeped out by strange stories from Kentucky’s past. Did you know that people in the Victorian era…

Genealogy Tea & Sympathy: Cemeteries & Serendipity

October 31 | 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…

Kentucky History Virtual Trivia Night: Special Bourbon Edition

November 5 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Do you love Kentucky bourbon?  Do you love Kentucky history? Then do we have a night for you! Join us…

Virtual First Friday – Kentuckians at Pearl Harbor: Stories from the Day of Infamy, with Berry Craig

November 6 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

For a generation of Americans, December 7, 1941, was a pivotal moment, a day that drastically altered the course of…

KHS Annual Meeting & History Awards Celebration (Virtual)

November 6 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Kentucky Historical Society honoring 14 individuals and organizations at the Annual History Awards (view recipients here). Join us at 5:30…

Civics Savvy!

November 7 | 10:00 am - November 21 | 11:00 am

Join us for the first three Saturdays of November to learn how to be a good citizen in the Commonwealth…

Candlelight Weekend

November 12 - November 15

Candlelight weekend offers a special, social-christfrankfortdistanced family-friendly experience to prepare for the holidays with carriage rides, character meets, and local…

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