Kids History Camp 2017 Thanks to everyone for another successful History Camp! Thanks to our Camp Sponsors- Sydney & Jack Easley, Neil &Sharon Hackworth, John & Ann Graham, Lawrence & Sherry Jelsma, Libby &Hubert Pollett, Paul & Stephanie Schmidt, Roger Green, James Mulcahy, Jim Cleveland, Citizens Union Bank, Shannon's Funeral Home and Red Orchard Park. We had over 50 youth participate in the 3 day event. We had countless councillor's, chaperones, reenactors,and volunteers.
This years theme: The Colonial Era- 1750 to 1800 Thanks Sydney Easley for the photos!
The Shelby County Historical Society welcomed author Bobbie S. Bryant, Farming in the Black Patch and Passions of the Black Patch Cooking and Quilting in Western KY Bobbie served as associate producer of “Farming in the Black Patch,” a PBS documentary which continues to air on KET. She is a passionate and talented freelance writer.
Coming in August! Author John David Myles He will talk about his book- Historic Architecture of Shelby County, Kentucky 1792-1915.
Honoring African American Soldiers from Shelby County that served in the 369th Infantry known as the "Harlem Hellfighters". These soldiers lay rest in Calvary Cemetery, Shelbyville, KY Thanks to Bonnie Gray (Friends of Grove Hill Cemetery) for producing this video.
Are you a History Buff! Do you enjoy local History? Do you like researching local history?
Shelby County Historical Society 627 Main Street Shelbyville,KY 40065 (502) 487-8220 Mailing Address: PO Box 444 Shelbyville,KY 40066
Shelby County Historical Society 2017 Board Members
President- Sanda Jones Vice Pres.- John Graham Secretary- Julie Mulcahy Treasurer- Darwin Foley Board Members- Doug Butler, Levi Anderson,Roger Tate, Sarahbeth Farabee, James Mulcahy David Mathis and Roger Green Past President Neil S. Hackworth
The Shelby County Historical Society Newsletter
Shelby County Photos!
New! History Moment with Dr. Paul Schmidt
History Moment with Sarabeth Farabee
For Sale! New Books available in museum Gift Shop!
Book Sale! HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE of Shelby County, Kentucky 1792-1915 by John David Myles
Click here to learn about our strategic planning sessions.
Dear Members, Over the past few months the Board of Directors and many from our membership have provided input and ideas to create a 3-5 year strategic plan for the Shelby County Historical Society. The desired outcome of this effort is to provide our organization with goals and strategies to better accomplish our mission and improve our footprint in the community.