Kentucky Historical Society Collections
Trevor Jones displayed some of the items in the museum storage area of the Center for Kentucky History, as well as illustrations that… read more
Trevor Jones displayed some of the items in the museum storage area of the Center for Kentucky History, as well as illustrations that showed their historical context. Items displayed included one of John Brown’s pikes, a Civil War sword, and experimental fabrics.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) on their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” were in Frankfort, Kentucky, on March 28-31 and August 1-3, 2011, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Frankfort Plant Board local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Trevor Jones Director Kentucky Historical Society->Museum Collections and Exhibitions
Assassination of Governor Goebel
Sara Elliott talked about the assassination of Kentucky Governor William Goebel (D), the only U.S. governor ever to be…
Kentucky Military History Museum
Trevor Jones talked about the Kentucky Military History Museum. The museum is housed in the Gothic Revival-style…
Kentucky Old State Capitol
Leslie McWhorter gave a tour of the Old Capitol building in Frankfort. The Old State House was constructed from…
Kent Masterson Brown gave a tour of the Lexington, Kentucky, cemetery and spoke about some of the national figures who…