August 11, 2014 - 8:08pm
History is important. Water is important. Go learn about both in one place.
The Ohio River is the lifeblood of Louisville, although how we came to use it as drinking water is something we don't often stop to consider.
August 8, 2014 - 9:30am
The cultural pass program has seriously broadened my family’s appreciation of where we live and who and what came before us in our beloved city.
My kids and I have spent a few days out of this summer exploring the city, using the
June 6, 2013 - 3:44pm
Get smarter and get moving with these local history and Civil War tours Saturday and Sunday.
Local history and Civil War buffs, take note.
September 10, 2012 - 3:10pm
Sporting a new book, Stuart Sanders will spotlight the battle of Perryville, Kentucky at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow, Tuesday, September 11th. Catch a presentation of ‘Perryville Under Fire: The Aftermath of Kentucky’s Largest Civil War Battle’ at noon.
We don’t live in a war zone. Of course the semantics of this statement could be easily argued for the alternative depending how the parameters of “war zone” are defined, but, for all intents and purposes, it can be agreed that our current River City landscape is free of any...
August 16, 2012 - 10:08am
Got the deep fried blues? Skip the State Fair this Sunday and settle in for a look at the history behind one of Louisville’s hippest neighborhoods. John Findling will bring his book ‘Louisville’s Crescent Hill’ to the Peterson Dumesnil House this Sunday at 2pm.
Ok, so perhaps this isn’t the first time we’ve sat down to discuss Mr. Findling. Or, for that matter, the first time we’ve discussed Louisville and its love of borough lore. But with a lethal combo of Back to School and Kentucky’s annual heartburn hoedown...