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“Rebranding Historic Preservation” Symposium “Rebranding Historic Preservation” Symposium
Posted: 3/4/2015

You are invited to the 8th annual Historic Preservation Graduate Student Symposium in Lexington, KY!

 

This year's theme is Rebranding Historic Preservation. The event will take place this Friday, March 6th, from 9am to 3pm at the Downtown Arts Center. Our featured speakers will be: Dr. Andrew Hurley (author, "Beyond Preservation: Using Public History to Revitalize Inner Cities"), Rob Locke (Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity, Louisville), John-Mark Hack (co-founder, Marksbury Farm Market), and Hugh Trumbull (principal architect, Kohn Pederson Fox).

 

I hope you can join us! For more information, please see the announcement attached, or visit http://www.uky.edu/design/index.php/events/description/rebranding_historic_preservation/ .

 


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National History Day in Kentucky National History Day in Kentucky
Posted: 3/2/2015

National History Day-Feb. 28 and March 7 contests

National History Day in Kentucky is an annual program that KHS sponsors for its Kentucky Junior Historical Society members and other Kentucky students. Annual participation typically is nearly 3,000 students (grades 4-12) from across the state. Either individually or as part of a team, each student conducts original research around a topic of his or her own choosing which supports a theme provided by the National History Day program. This year’s theme is "Leadership and Legacy in History." Expect a wide variety of topics.

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) still needs some judges for two National History Day contests: one in Morehead (Feb. 28) and one at Northern Kentucky University (March 7). Please see the attached document for more information.

If you can help, please contact Ashlee Chilton at Ashlee.Chilton@ky.gov


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The Battle Cry of Freedom by KY Opera
Posted: 3/2/2015

Battle Cry of Freedom celebrates 150 years since the end of the Civil War February, 26th 2015 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Frazier Museum. Rich with regional history, Battle Cry of Freedom incorporates songs from both the North and South, exploring history through music. The performance includes familiar family tunes, including “Oh! Susanna,” “When Johnny Comes Marching Home,” and “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” This performance is FREE and open to the public.

 

Performance Schedule:

5:30-6:00 Doors open/gallery access/cash bar                                                                    

 

6:00-6:45 “Battle Cry of Freedom” songs from the Civil War at Main Stage     

 

6:45-7:45 Meet & Greet with artists in Education Center/gallery access       

 

 

 

 

New Hardin County History Museum Facebook Page New Hardin County History Museum Facebook Page
Posted: 2/5/2015

Feel free to visit the New Hardin County History Museum Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hardin-County-Ky-History-Museum/335240320014489

 

 

DECEMBER 27, 1862 REMEMBERED DECEMBER 27, 1862 REMEMBERED
Posted: 8/25/2012

FILMED FOOTAGE OF THE OCTOBER 2012
BATTLE OF ELIZABETHTOWN MONUMENT DEDICATION AVAILABLE ON DEMAND FOR VIEWING 
IN THE HCHM 2ND FLOOR AUDITORIUM
Special Guest Speaker
DR. JAMES A. RAMAGE
Author of
Rebel Raider: Life of General John Hunt Morgan


 

 

LIMITED EDITION
Posted: 12/17/2009

HARDIN COUNTY HISTORIC PLAYING CARDS

AVAILABLE AT THE MUSEUM GIFT SHOP

The front of each card features a prominent figure, location or organization from Hardin County's rich history. The back of each card features the museum logo. Each of the cards was sponsored by a local organization or individual.

The packaging and cards are styled after Victorian Era playing cards.

Price for each deck is $10.00 plus tax.

 

 

Museum Hours
Posted: 6/29/2009

Museum Open

10 AM to 2 PM

Tuesday thru Saturday

OTHER HOURS and SPECIAL GUIDED TOURS AVAILABLE BY CALLING MUSEUM AT 270-763-8339


For more information about group or school tours contact Elvin Smith, Jr. at (270) 735-3570 or email: elvinsmithjr@windstream.net

 

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