I want to THANK everyone who participated in the Shelby County Historical Society's Community Tapestry 2015. The event was a huge success. We had well over 150 people in attendance. And we could not have done this without your support and participation. There will be a wrap-up meeting in a couple of weeks. Please send me your thoughts and suggestions.
The Shelby County Historical Society's annual meeting and dinner will be Thursday, December 4, 2014, at Science Hill Inn. Dinner cost $35.00 /person.
Cheryl Van Stockum will portray Julia Tevis, Headmistress at Science HIll Female Academy.
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Do you remember those days you spent at Shelbyville High School? Come take a stroll through our newest exhibit, Remembering Shelbyville High School. We have a room full of panels full of pictures and items that will take you back to those days of high school fun. Duanne Puckett text narrates the panels that make up this exhibit. James Mulcahy showcases Shelbyville High School through picture panels full of color and memories of those youthful days.
The Shelby County Historical Society will host an Open House on Saturday, July 19 from 9-12 at the history center on Main Street to celebrate the Lessons From Rosenwald Schools: National Treasures exhibit. The exhibit showcases the former Buck Creek Rosenwald School in Shelby County. The exhibit was compiled by Julia Bache as a Girl Scout project. We invite you to attend this free event and meet former Rosenwald students and hear their stories. The exhibit will run through August 31st. Lite refreshments will be served.
For more information call (502) 844-2277.
The War of 1812 is the theme for Kid's History Camp (ages 7-12) , OR 6 YEAR OLDS WHO WILL GO INTO THE SECOND GRADE June 10-12 at Red Orchard Park.
Register your child Today! Download the application form off the HOME page. John Graham is the contact person- (502) 641-0772.
The Shelby County Historical Society is hosting this event. Join us, on Saturday, February 8, (1pm-5pm) at the Settle Gym for a day filled with local Black History. Our committee has worked hard researching and compiling information on Black communites, soldiers, churches, schools, teachers, and lots more.
Mark your calendar! Please join us for an all day event on Saturday, February 8, 2014 (10am-Noon). We will start the day with a Black History Research workshop. The African American Genealogy Group of Kentucky from Lexington, Frankfort and Danville will host this morning event. This is a FREE event. If you are working on your family history and need some tips and techniques, please come join us!
Kids History Camp 2013 is under way. Check out the historical society webpage for photos. More photos on the Wizard Graphic facebook page. Thanks James Mulcahy for the photos!
2013 History Camp, You still have time to register your child for history camp. The deadline is May 24, download the registration form from our website homepage. Camp starts at 8:15 each day and ends at 2:30.
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