Kentucky History

History Center Marks Ky. 225 With New Exhibit

Jun 1, 2017
Alan Lytle

The Kentucky Historical Society celebrated the state’s 225th birthday Thursday with the opening a new exhibit dedicated to some of the unsung everyday heroes of the Commonwealth.  People of Kentucky uses stories, objects, and photographs to highlight quintessential Kentucky themes. 

Kentucky History Center

The Kentucky History Center in Frankfort is holding an event this weekend that combines physical activity with education.  The inaugural history half marathon welcomes runners from across the state and nation to the capital city.  KHS Executive Director Kent Whitworth says the race is part of the center's mission to make history more accessible and relevant.  He recently spoke with WUKY's Alan Lytle.

Map Of Boone's Trace Unveiled

Jun 17, 2014

A modern map marking the trail taken by pioneer Daniel Boone into central Kentucky has been unveiled.