“Old Louisville” hasn’t always been so Old, folks. See this historic neighborhood through the eyes of one of its historical inhabitants as the The Filson Historical Society discusses the girlhood memory books of writer Melville Otter Briney this upcoming Friday, July 6th, at noon.
The Franklin College professor discusses local revolutionary, William Taylor Stott, in his new book highlighting Stott’s Civil War diaries. Catch ‘For Duty and Destiny’ at The Filson Historical Society this Wednesday, June 20th, at 6pm
Join professor and author Elizabeth Leonard as she restores this tireless Bluegrass Unionist to his rightful place in history. Stop by The Filson Historical Society at noon this Thursday, June 14th.
Join Dr. A. Glenn Crothers in a discussion of the book ‘This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War’ by Drew Gilpin Faust this Wednesday, June 6th, at 3:30pm.
University of Louisville associate professor of history, A. Glenn Crothers, will present his new book, ‘Quakers Living in the Lion’s Mouth’, at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow, Tuesday, May 22nd, at 6pm.
Nationally-renowned writer, Sallie Bingham, returns to the Bluegrass as she presents her newest release, ‘The Blue Box: Five Lives in Letters’, exploring the dramatic life of her four times Great-Grandmother, Margaret Haskins. Catch her at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow night, Tuesday, May 15th, at 6pm.
Join author, professor and political forecaster, Larry J. Sabato, as he shares his thoughts on the 2012 election season tomorrow evening, Tuesday, April 17th, at The Filson Historical Society at 6:30pm
A force of social change, the life of Appalachian activist, Helen Matthews Lewis, is revealed through her own notes and letters in a new compilation edited by Judith Jennings. Join Jennings at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow, Tuesday, March 27th at noon to explore the life of a true mover and shaker.
Former professor, Lindsey Apple, unearths the story of the Clay clan in his latest book, ‘The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch’. Join him at The Filson tomorrow, March 13th at noon for a look for the lesser known – but no less important – members of the Clay family.
Delve into the past of Kentucky’s sweetest nectar with author and bourbon lord, Chet Zoller, at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow evening at 6pm. And – yes – there will be samples.
The Crescent Hill neighborhood gets touted again! Join local authors Sam and Debbie Thomas at The Filson tomorrow, Tuesday February 21st, at 6pm as they share the stories that contributed to the creation of their popular books.
In conjunction with Black History Month, local historian and former Filson staffer, Peg Bogert, will explore the history of slavery in Kentucky this Thursday, February 16th at 12pm at The Filson Historical Society.