& Kentucky History Information
The Filson Historical Society devotes the 10th Public Conference of The Filson Institute to the lasting legacies of Lewis and Clark. The Filson Institute honors the 200th anniversary of the remarkable Expedition with a weekend of activities and lectures focused on the experiences and knowledge gained from the westward exploration that consequently shaped the course of American history for the next two centuries.
Theres always something new and exciting going on at the Kentucky Historical Society. Special events, educational programs, new acquisitions and changing exhibits make the history campus the Kentucky History Center, Old State Capitol and Kentucky Military History Museum - a hub of fascinating activity in historic downtown Frankfort.
Kentucky Historical Society activities across the state help to preserve and promote the rich local history and heritage that exists all across the Bluegrass State.
The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Historical Society was organized in 1982 for the purpose of collecting, organizing, preserving, and sharing information and material relating to the L&N, its predecessors and its successors.
The mission of the Louisville Historical Museum, a facility owned and operated by the City of Louisville, is to collect, preserve, and interpret the diverse history of Louisville from the time of settlement until present day with a special emphasis on the coal mining period, 1877-1955. The museum is dedicated to protecting artifacts and documents of historical value and educating children and adults about the past.
Louisville and Kentucky are fortunate to have the third largest historic preservation district in the United States, and it's largest purely Victorian neighborhood. Old Louisville is a virtual open-air museum of Victorian architecture.
This site is designed to provide information and be a resource for both guests and residents of our neighborhood, as well as anyone interested in Victoriana, architecture, and historic preservation.