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Historic Frankfort Walking Tour

August 7 | 1:30 pm - October 9 | 2:30 pm

Downtown Frankfort Walking Tour Every Saturday* from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST through October 9th. Get to know Kentucky…

First Friday: The Politics of Doubt: Andrew Jackson’s Democrats & the Twilight of American Agrarianism

October 1 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

First Friday:  The Politics of Doubt: Andrew Jackson’s Democrats & the Twilight of American Agrarianism, with Dr. Joseph Pearson Friday,…

Getting Started: Finding Kentucky Ancestors

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

Are you ready to take the first step in finding YOUR Kentucky Ancestors? Join us for a special session, designed for…

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…

Fall Break Camp: History, Harvest, & Hocus Pocus – CANCELLED

October 4 | 9:00 am - October 8 | 4:00 pm

This event has been cancelled. Fall Break Camp: History, Harvest, & Hocus Pocus

Kentucky Ancestors: Research Bootcamp

October 9 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for an intensive workshop designed to help you take your Kentucky research deeper. Session will be presented by…

Celebrating Untold Stories of Early Kentucky Families

October 16 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In celebration of Family History Month, please join the African American Genealogy Group of Kentucky and the Kentucky Historical Society…

Bourbon on the Banks Tour: The Old State Capitol Experience

October 22 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bourbon on the Banks Tour: The Old State Capitol Experience Guided by museum staff, visitors will explore the Old State…

Bourbon on the Banks Tour: The Old State Capitol Experience

October 22 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bourbon on the Banks Tour: The Old State Capitol Experience Guided by museum staff, visitors will explore the Old State…

Bourbon on the Banks Tour: Kentucky Bourbon Mashup

October 22 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bourbon history is Kentucky history! Come discover our unique collection of bourbon-related artifacts as museum staff guide your group in…

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