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“Spirits of Frankfort” Haunted History Tour, Bourbon Tasting & Dinner

October 19 | 5:00 pm

Join the Kentucky Historical Society, Liberty Hall Historic Site and Buffalo Trace Distillery for an evening of spooky stories and…

D.I.G.: DNA Interest Group Chat

October 20 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Ready to talk more about DNA? Now is the time to connect and review what D.I.G. covered in the first…

Piecing together History: Family Bible Records

October 27 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bible records are great sources for genealogical information. Throughout this daylong session, you can see original Bible records from the…

Handling History: Caring for Family Heirlooms and Artifacts

October 27 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

You have an attic full of treasures that help tell your family or community story and you want to ensure…

Workshop: Family History Writing and Publishing Part II

November 3 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

You attended Part I of this workshop in September and have been writing feverishly since then. Maybe you’ve been writing…

Kids Class: Farm to Table Mixings

November 6 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

No-School-Day Class Participants will search for Kentucky recipes in the Kentucky Historical Society’s research library to design their own cookbooks.…

Kids Class: Fabulous Fiber Arts

November 6 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

No-School-Day Class Study Kentucky clothing to understand how styles and needs have changed over time. Try your hand at spinning…

Family Workshop: Exploring the Kentucky Frontier

November 14 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore the frontier just as Daniel Boone did when he surveyed the land we now call Kentucky. Learn about maps…

Holiday History Train

November 15 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Holiday History Train exhibit is a 21-foot x 65-foot, O-gauge layout that features three main lines and fills our…

Candlelight Tradition 2018

November 15 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

KHS takes part in the annual Candlelight Tradition, Downtown Frankfort's kickoff to the holiday season, with Free admission (5 p.m.…

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