July 31, 2012 - 11:00am
Author Elizabeth Tidwell re-blazes the trail of Lewis & Clark at the Jeffersonvi
Got a handy walking stick? Join Elizabeth Tidwell as she introduces her new book, ‘War Club: A Journey of Understanding Along the Lewis & Clark Trail’, to the Jeffersonville Township Public Library this Thursday, August 2nd, at 2pm.
The Pioneer.  Here is a man with a rugged soul, a steadfast gaze and a mettle of pure steely grit.  He tames the land; he forges the uncharted territory of unknown mysteries with silent wisdom; his bed is made in a ruby red sunset and an endless horizon.  His mustache could castrate...
July 29, 2012 - 8:05pm
Lloyd A. Hunter presents the life of a Civil War Hoosier hero at The Filson with
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
I am decidedly biased against the land beyond the bridge.  While admittedly petty in nature, my qualms with Hoosierville range to the emotional (I simply find it depressing) to the navigational (Road signs, anyone? Hello?).  My Louisville smugness is a sentiment I probably use as a coping...
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
Elizabeth Leonard presents the story of Civil War Kentuckian Joseph Holt with ‘
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.
The Civil War is a subject often broached by the minds of both creatives and historians.  Stories of undaunted heroism gleam in gritty glory on the silver screen, fill the pages of historical fiction and create endless towers of impressive biographies, histories and scholarly examinations in...
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
Author Keven McQueen uncovers Louisville’s darker side at Carmichael’s
Like any good lover, Louisville has a secret past. Journey into the darkened alleys of River City’s more scandalous tales of old as author and historian Keven McQueen shares his new book, ‘Louisville Murder and Mayhem’ tomorrow, Saturday, May 12th, at 4pm.
While there are perhaps few people who will openly admit it, everyone does love a good intrigue.  The human animal has a certain natural propensity for mischief-making and an even healthier appetite for the juiciest morsels of scandal.  Have you seen the news recently?  A high...
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
Emancipation Celebration: Local historian and author, Peg Bogert, discusses slav
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.
February is Black History Month, a time to reflect on both the struggles of race and the tremendous achievements in the African American community. While the issues of race, color and equal rights still continue to affect communities worldwide, the history of black and white relations in our own...
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