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Blues Night with the 10th Street Blues Band
Friday, February 24 - 7:00 p.m. | Join The Filson Historical Society for an evening of blues hits from the 1950s and 60s.



The Kimberlins Go to War: A Union Family in Copperhead Country
Thursday, March 2 - 6:00 p.m. | Michael B. Murphy tells the story of the Kimberlin family that sent thirty-three fathers and sons, brothers and cousins, to fight for the Union during the Civil War.



Dark Highway: Love, Murder, and Revenge in 1930s Kentucky
Monday, March 6 - 6:00 p.m. | Ann DAngelo will discuss her book "Dark Highway," a retelling of the tragic story of Brigadier General Henry Denhardt and Verna Garr Taylor.



Movie - Our Nixon
Thursday, March 9 - 5:30 p.m. | Join us at 5:30 for the final exhibit tour for our "To the Polls!" exhibit followed by an introduction, screening, and Q&A session with Brian Frye, one of the filmmakers behind "Our Nixon."



The Most Sung Music in History: The Hill Sisters, “Happy Birthday,” and the Louisville Kindergartens
Tuesday, March 14 - 12:00 p.m. | Ann Taylor Allen talks about the Hill sisters, the two professionals behind "Happy Birthday."



Driven toward Madness: The Fugitive Slave Margaret Garner and Tragedy on the Ohio
Tuesday, March 21 - 6:00 p.m. | Nikki M. Taylor discusses the story of Margaret Garner - the runaway slave who, when confronted with capture, slit the throat of her toddler daughter rather than have her face a life in slavery.



Integrated: The Lincoln Institute, Basketball, and a Vanished Tradition
Thursday, March 30 - 6:00 p.m. | Author James W. Miller explores the often ignored aspect of America's struggle for racial equality in his book "Integrated."


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