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D.I.G. – DNA Interest Group

April 28 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Using GEDmatch for Additional Analysis When the paper trail ends, where do you go? DNA testing as a genealogical tool…

Historic Gardening

April 28 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how the Native Americans domesticated plants to be the first farmers in Kentucky. Get your hands dirty by planting…

Little Historian: Racing ’Round the Commonwealth

May 3 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

And they’re off! Join us as this week as we put your Little Historians’ hat-making and horse-racing skills to the…

Little Historian: Racing ’Round the Commonwealth

May 4 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

And they’re off! Join us as this week as we put your Little Historians’ hat-making and horse-racing skills to the…

KHS at the Governor’s Derby Celebration

May 5 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

KHS will be part of the annual Governor’s Derby Celebration in downtown Frankfort. Look for our Derby hat making and…

Newfangled Notions! Big Changes for Kentucky in the Early 20th Century

May 8 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Using artifacts from the KHS collection, students will explore the technological and social changes that Kentuckians experienced in the early…

Mother’s Day Traditions: Crafting Flowers

May 12 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about the history of Mother’s Day that became an official holiday in 1914. Collaborate with friends to write to…

Food for Thought: Home Rule with Honor Sachs

May 16 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Conditions in the early days of Kentucky made possible the expansion of rights for white men in ways that became a model for citizenship throughout the country, and hid the often brutal reality for women, children, slaves and the poor.

D.I.G. – DNA Interest Group

May 26 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Looking at Match Positions When the paper trail ends, where do you go? DNA testing as a genealogical tool is…

Food for Thought: First Lady of Controversy

June 1 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Kentucky native Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln. Sophisticated…

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