The Unveiling and Dedication of
On Saturday, 8 August, 2015, 11:00 AM, Main Street (Bus. 31W just off Dixie Hwy. U.S. 31W), the City of West Point, Fort Duffield Heritage Committee, and Friends of Fort Duffield invite you to join us for a moving ceremony to dedicate West Point's latest historical marker that tells about Fort Duffield's role in the early part of the Civil War in North Hardin County, Kentucky. The public is welcome to tour Fort Duffield immediately following the ceremony. Light refreshments will be served at the first observation deck off the walkway into the fort.
The Lincolns of Kentucky
The Hardin County History Museum will sponsor “The Lincolns in Kentucky and a gala premier fundraiser at the Historic State Theatre in Elizabethtown on Saturday, 7 November 2015, 6:00 p - 10:00 p. Tickets go on sale 15 September. This event will include dinner, historic entertainment, live auction, silent auction, raffle, celebrity guests, and a meet and greet.
Also, The Lincolns in Kentucky will be broadcast widely on Kentucky Educational Television and on cable networks in the United States and overseas; it is the first comprehensive documentary film on the Lincoln family in Kentucky, from the first entry of Captain Abraham Lincoln into Kentucky in 1779 until his seven-year old grandson, Abraham Lincoln, leaves the State for Indiana in 1816.
The Hardin County History Museum joins a stellar – and ever increasing – number of sponsors of The Lincolns in Kentucky, including the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation, The Springfield, Kentucky Tourism Board, the Citizens of LaRue County (the LaRue County Fiscal Court), Dupree Financial Group, and the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville.
DECEMBER 27, 1862 REMEMBERED
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
Rebel Raider: Life of General John Hunt Morgan