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Get smarter and get moving with these local history and Civil War tours Saturday and Sunday.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Head out to everybody’s favorite local bookstore this Sunday, February 12th at 4pm, and join local author John E. Findling as he presents a diverse look at one of Louisville’s most popular boroughs.
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’.