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Political Quickstep: The Life of Kentucky's Colonel Charles S. Todd
Tuesday, April 24, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Sherry Jelsma will give a presentation on the life of Charles S. Todd.



The Mentelles: Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky
Tuesday, May 8, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Randolph Paul Runyon explores the life and times of the important but understudied pair in this intriguing dual biography of Agustus Waldemar and Charlotte Victoire Mentelle.



Bus Tour: Architectural Tour of Central Kentucky, Including The Beaumont Inn
May 11-12 | Join the Filson Historical Society for a two day bus tour through the lovely countryside which captivated many of Kentucky’s earliest settlers and enjoy an evening at The Beaumont Inn.



Camp Zachary Taylor: A Brief History
Tuesday, May 15, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Join Jennie Cole for a presentation on Camp Zachary Taylor.



Kentucky Bourbon's Jewish Spirit
Tuesday, May 22, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Reid Mitenbuler explores the fascinating and often overlooked Jewish heritage woven throughout the story of Kentucky bourbon. Sponsored by the Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence.



Civil War Memories: Contesting the Past in the United States since 1865
Wednesday, May 30, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | At a cost of at least 800,000 lives, the Civil War preserved the Union, aborted the breakaway Confederacy, and liberated a race of slaves. Civil War Memories is the first comprehensive account of how and why Americans h



Panel Discussion - Breaking Down Barriers: The Importance of Jewish Hospital in Louisville's History
Thursday, May 31, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | This panel discussion assembles luminaries from Jewish Hospital and explores this beloved institution's impact on Louisville and beyond. Sponsored by the Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence.



The Unknowns: The Untold Story of America’s Unknown Soldier and WWI’s Most Decorated Heroes Who Brought Him Home
Tuesday, June 5, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Patrick K. O'Donnell, national award-winning author of Washington's Immortals, reveals the untold story behind the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in a searing narrative that thrusts the reader into the brutal heart of combat



Sons of the Covenant, Brothers of the Lodge: Fraternal Orders and Immigrant Identity in Nineteenth-Century Louisville
Friday, June 15, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Dr. Abigail Glogower explores the ways a minority population used fraternal bonds to negotiate assimilation within American society. Sponsored by the Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence



The Vest Pocket Kodak & the First World War
Tuesday, June 19, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Jon Cooksey, leading military historian, will present on the Vest Pocket Kodak, the iconic camera that documented WWI. Sponsored by The Inman Group at UBS Financial Services.



Harry's War: The Great War Diary of Harry Drinkwater
Wednesday, June 20, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Author Jon Cooksey will give a presentation on Harry's War: The Great War Diary of Harry Drinkwater



'Why in Heaven's Name Expect Us to Mingle?': Jewish and Christian Soldiers in WWI American Military
Tuesday, June 26, Gallery open, 5:00 p.m.; Lecture 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Dr. Jessica Cooperman explores the impact of soldier's welfare services provided through independent religious organizations during WWI. This event is sponsored by the Jewish Heritage Fun



The Civil War Field Institute - John Hunt Morgan's Great Raid: Rebels Invade the Buckeye State
July 25-28 | Join The Filson Historical Society as David L. Mowery leads a four-day tour along John Hunt Morgan’s Great Raid path within Ohio.



The 25th Annual House Tour
Sunday, September 30 - 1:00-6:00 p.m. | Join The Filson Historical Society for the 25th Annual House Tour.


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