« All Events Current Events Filson Friday - The Life and Prisoner of War Experience of Richard S. Ewell Friday, August 18, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Curator Jim Holmberg will discuss the life and prisoner of war experiences of Richard S. Ewell, which will be a good preview for our upcoming POW academic conference. Public Opening - Understanding the Indescribable: Paintings by G. Caliman Coxe Tuesday, August 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Join us for the public opening of "Understanding the Indescribable: Paintings by G. Caliman Coxe." The Architecture of John Bacon Hutchings and E. T. Hutchings Thursday, August 31 | 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Architect Steve Wiser will give a presentation on early 1900s residential architect John Bacon Hutchings and his son, E. T. Hutchings. Field Trip: The Filson Explores Mammoth Cave and the Pennyroyal Plateau September 8-9 | Join The Filson Historical Society on a two-day adventure through the Pennyroyal Plateau Prairie Defender: The Murder Trials of Abraham Lincoln Tuesday, September 12, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | George R. Dekle, Sr. shares his careful examination of Abraham Lincoln's career as a trial lawyer. Music Under the Trees featuring Robbie Bartlett Friday, September 16, 6:00 p.m. | Join us at Oxmoor Farm for the musical stylings of Robbie Bartlett Irvin S. Cobb: The Rise and Fall of an American Humorist Tuesday, September 19, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Historian William Ellis examines the life of Irvin S. Cobb. MEMBERS ONLY: The 24th Annual House Tour Sunday, September 24, Tour 1:00-5:00 p.m., Reception, 6:00 p.m. | This event is only open to Filson members and their guests. Merriwether House Thursday, September 28, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Robert Griffith will give a presentation on Merriwether House, an Upper River Road landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Gertrude Polk Brown Lecture Series: Hue 1968 Wednesday, November 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Author Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down, shares the centerpiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the American War in Vietnam.