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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 1:00-6:00 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.



Publishing your Family History and Genealogy
Wednesday, October 4, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Join Betty Stokes for an illustrated presentation on how to research, record, and publish your family genealogy



Haunts of Old Louisville: Gilded Age Ghosts and Haunted Mansions in America's Spookiest Neighborhood
Thursday, October 12, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | In "Haunts of Old Louisville," author David Domine reveals why Old Louisville is considered the "most haunted neighborhood in America."



Early American Art lecture and a tour of The Filson's art, Including the G. Caliman Coxe exhibit
Thursday, October 19, 5:45-8:30 p.m. | In this session, Dr. Christina Carbone will give a lecture on Early American Art, including a tour of Understanding the Indescribable: Paintings by G. Caliman Coxe.



The New and Collected Poems of Jane Gentry
Thursday, October 26, 6:00-7:15 p.m. | Three of Kentucky’s most significant writers and poets, Sena Jeter Naslund, Fred Smock and Richard Taylor, will join with editor Julia Johnson to read and explore a new collection of the late Jane Gentry’s poetry.



Academic Conference - From Colonial Encounters to the Iraq War: Prisoners of War and Their Place in History
October 27-28 | The Filson Historical Society’s Institute For Advanced Study is offering a two-day academic conference that explores the experience of POWs in all American conflicts since the colonial period.



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.



Music at Oxmoor with the NouLou Chamber Players
Tuesday, December 5, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Join us for a holiday celebration at Oxmoor Farm with the NouLou Chamber Players



Prairie Defender: The Murder Trials of Abraham Lincoln
Tuesday, February 20, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Author George R. Dekle, Sr. provides insight into Abraham Lincoln's legal career and the culture in which he practiced law in this presentation.


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