Shelbyville's 1937 murder of Kentucky's 34th Lieutenant Governor Brig. General Henry Denhardt will come alive once again. Friends of Grove Hill cemetery, Shelbyville Community Theatre and the Shelby County Historical Society have partnered to reenact the Denhardt murder, Denhardt was gunned down near the Armstrong Hotel on the night of September 20,1937.
Friends of Grove Hill will be leading the reenactment of the Denhardt murder as we celebrate the 80th anniversary of the murder in downtown Shelbyville. The action will start at around 5:30 pm when Denhardt will be confronted by the Garr brothers. - Background- Brig. Gen. Henry Denhardt's was murdered by Oldham County brothers Doc, Roy and Jack Garr who allegedly murdered Denhardt for revenge of murdering their sister business owner and Denhardt's love interest Verna Garr Taylor.
Tickets-$$-The reenactment of the Denhardt trail for the murder of Verna Taylor will take place on Oct. 27 & 28th more information to follow.
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