A half-century after her death, Henrietta Bingham’s story finally comes out from the shadows in a relative’s new book.
Get into the “maker space” this Saturday at the Main Library of Louisville Free Public Library, and check out the exhibit that is displayed there for the remainder of October.
What did Louisville look like fifty years ago? How about sixty or seventy? Here's a peek into the past of our town.
Louisville is the center of the bourbon universe, according to Filson Historian Mike Veach. Here are a few reasons why.
Halloween is just around the corner - what better place to begin than the Baxter Avenue Morgue? And we have an exclusive coupon too!
This inspiring multi-media “E-book/app” is about a Kentucky orphan turned Catholic Sister who valiantly served her fellow man while caring for civil war soldiers. The haunting music, videos, pictures and plethora of trivia / facts embedded into the text for your interactive pleasure make this app a great way to be whisked away for an afternoon or a great addition to any educational curriculum. It’s a great (and at times chilling) read for lovers of history, valor, drama, women’s studies, and true-life stories; this creation is a valuable contribution to efforts in commemorating the many forgotten acts of bravery and selflessness shown time and time again by Sisters during times of peril. Despite how much they have contributed to the world, there are not enough stories in women’s history to reflect their true effect on those around them and those that come after them. Davis Studios has done a wonderful job in pulling together an impressive amount of information and presenting it in an engaging and entertaining documentary format . I look forward to more from them.
History is important. Water is important. Go learn about both in one place.
Louisville's biggest cemetery actually makes a great place to visit.
These are a few of my favorite (Louisville) things.
At 13th and Broadway sits a piece of Louisville history. Built for the civil war, it has had many incarnations - the current one sees it getting a completely new lease on life.
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.
First rule of horse stealing: Entice them with carrots or candy, but don't expect an ice cream cone to do the trick.
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