Educator Resources

Learn about Kentucky’s history in the classroom.

Educator Packets

Primary Sources and More

Access digital collections to find artifactsdocuments and images. Or, check out the KHS Pinterest page to find primary and secondary sources along with discussion prompts. For more in-depth information search in The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society (accessible via JSTOR).

Civil War Governors of Kentucky

Many people interacted with the Kentucky governor’s office during the Civil War – this database holds their stories. Use collections of curated primary sources, discussion prompts and suggested classroom activities in CWGK’s thematic teacher guides.

KY MEdia Bank

Help tell Kentucky’s history! In the KY MEdia Bank Kentuckians can upload photos, oral histories and videos that tell the stories of their families and communities. A perfect project for Kentucky Junior Historical Society clubs and students looking to help preserve their local history.

Online Exhibits

Explore KY History

Use the Explore KY History website and app to explore historic places throughout the state!