Welcome to the Shelby County Historical Society
413 Henry Clay Street - Rabb Home and Dr. Office
Historical Marker Dedication- July 1, 2014
Dr. Maurice F. Rabb, Sr. - Shelbyville Black Doctor (1930-1948),Civil Rights Activist
Jewel M. Rabb- Math Teacher and treasurer local NAACP
Dr. Maurice F. Rabb, Jr- World Renowned Opthalmologist- born in Shelbyville, KY.
Thanks to Mike and Betsy Miller for their hardwork and dedication to this project. The Millers now own this property and wanted to share and perserve the history of the Rabb house.
Photo- Christopher Rabb, grandson of Dr. Rabb, Sr. spoke on behalf of his family.
Thanks to Jim Cleveland for the photos!
Thanks to James Mulcahy for the video!
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EXHIBIT NOW SHOWING!
Lessons From Rosenwald Schools: National Treasures
by Julia Bache
OPEN HOUSE- JULY 19, 2014, 9 a.m.- 12noon.
Stop by the Shelby County Historical Society to see this exhibit.This traveling exhibit was created by Julia Bache, a junior in high school. She created this exhibit for her Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scounting.
The exhibit shares the legacy of Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington. Julia worked to provide insight into what attending one of these unique schools would have been like. Buck Creek School and Christianburg School is featured in this exhibit.
African American Genealogy Group of KY
AAGGKY to meet at Lincoln Ridge
Telling “our” stories, preserving our histories
Gary Brown to present…
Time: Saturday, July 19th, 1:30-4:30 pm
Place: Formerly Lincoln Institute
Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center
8460 Shelbyville Road
Simpsonville, KY 40067
RSVP: Limited seating (call or e-mail to reserve)
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Phone: (502) 422-4457
Shelbyville Downtown DVD
Shelby County Historical Society- Shelbyville, KY