July 29, 2012 - 8:05pm
On Saturday February 4, 2012, after four years of collaborating with historians and research, the Carnegie Center for Art and History is unveiled “Remembered: the Life of Lucy Higgs Nichols.”
Lucy Higgs Nichols, a nurse with the 23rd Indiana Regiment during the Civil War and The Spanish American War, was also a brave female who escaped from slavery in 1862.  After the Civil War, Nichols moved New Albany, Indiana and worked with the men of the 23rd Division Volunteers. She was...
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
Historian James A. Ramage presents Kentucky’s rich early history at The Filson
Join historian James A. Ramage at The Filson Historical Society today at noon as he discusses his new book, ‘Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War’.
There is more to Kentucky than just fast horses and good bourbon – although, quite frankly, a healthy epicurean doesn’t really need much more than that. It is an unfortunate fact that much of our fair and famously Blue-grassed state is overshadowed by sad images of poverty and poor...
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
by Eve Lee
Reflective lecture kicks off photographic exhibit
Chances are, most of our readers are too young to remember the 1937 Ohio River flood, but the catastrophic rains that began on a late-January Sunday 75 years ago remain an indelible part of the area’s cultural memory. On a relatively dry Thursday, January 26, however, historian Robert Reid...
December 20, 2011 - 11:00am
Yesterday I began to look through video at some of the classic sports moments in the history of the city of Louisville. Here I complete what I started yesterday.
Previously, I looked through video at some of the classic sports moments in the city’s history; today I continue that look.The most iconic baseball team in the city shared its name with the first professional basketball team, the Louisville Colonels basketball squad suited up in 1947 for the...
December 19, 2011 - 11:00am
Taking a look back at the city's sports history utilizing video.
Over the past couple of months I’ve researched the history of Louisville sports. Mostly from a personal curiosity I went in simply wanting to know what sports landscape led us collectively to where we are. Around the world sport tells so much about the people of an area at a time.I looked...
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