YOUR INVITED!OHIO RIVER TRAGEDY!THE SHELBY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS DR. MARK WETHERINGTON, SENIOR RESEARCH OFFICER OF THE FILSON HISTORICAL SOCIETY ON THURSDAY, NOV. 12, 6:30 AT THE STRATTON CENTER ON WASHINGTON STREET.
The membership picnic is Sunday, September 13, 4-6:30 p.m. bring your favorite dish and we'll provide the meat! You will be able to tour the Whitney M. Young Birthplace Museum.
The cemetery preservation Board will host a dedication on sunday, June 28th at 2 p.m. at the shannon cemetery. The location is on Taylorsville Road in shelbyville near Walmart behind the Salsaritos restuarant- formerly the KFC restuarant.
MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM Join the Shelby County Historical Society and Allen Purnell, Jr. as they offer a glimpse of a Simpsonville landmark. The event is Thursday, May 21 at 7 p.m. in the Stratton Center 215 Washington St. Shelbyville, Kentucky
Get on the bus tour!_RSVP Today! UPCOMING BUS TOUR of once Segregated Communities in Shelbyville/Shelby County. You must RSVP to reserve your seat on the Bus! Communities on the tour- Montclair, Martinsville, Bunkers Hill, Bradshaw, Henry Clay Stre
SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in the Shelby County Public Library's Hudson Room. Join us as we explore the "Sears Catalogue Homes" or "Sear's Kit Homes". Board member Sarabeth Farabee and Historic District Commission Fred Rogers explore these uniques homes that exist in our community today.
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.
Please RSVP now! firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Our authors are officers and members of Shelby County Historical Society.