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.
FUN! FUN! FUN! The Shelby County Historical Society Picnic was held on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at the farm of Dr. Lawrence and Sherry Jelsma. There were roughly 70 people in attendance. We had good food, a great show, and even a book signing. What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon. A good time was had by all! Thanks Sherry and the cast and crew for the "Election of 1840 Tippecanoe and Tyler , Too!
Shelby County Tales of the Past by Eloise Igleheart Terhune
2016 Board Members President- Neil Hackworth Vice Pres.- Sanda Jones Secretary- Julie Mulcahy Treasurer- Darwin Foley Board Members- Jim Cleveland, John Graham, Roger Tate, Sarahbeth Farabee and David Mathis.
Shelby County Historical Society
627 Main Street
PO Box 444
Looking for information about Slavery and the Underground Railroad? Historian - Diane P. Coon has put together a great presentation on this topic.
Book Sale! HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE of Shelby County, Kentucky 1792-1915 by John David Myles
Dear Members, Over the past two months your Board 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. Below you will find the notes from our member planning session on November 10. If you have ideas, suggestions or thoughts to add to the notes below please do so. You can send your ideas to Bobbie Bryant at firstname.lastname@example.org or Tad Long at email@example.com. Everyone's ideas and opinions are important and helpful, so please take a moment to look over the notes and add your own. Thanks to all who have participated.