Dr. Anne Cockerham, Food For Thought, Food for Thought: "Unbridled Service: Growing Up and Giving Back as a Frontier Nursing Service Courier 1928-2010", Frontier Nursing Service Courier, Frontier Nursing Service Courier program, Frontier Nursing University, Kentucky Historical Society, KHS, Unbridled Service, Unbridled Service: Growing Up and Giving Back as a Frontier Nursing Service Courier 1928-2010
Emily Bingham, Food For Thought, Food for Thought: “Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham”, Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham, Kentucky Historical Society, KHS, Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History
Henrietta Bingham was cultured, wealthy, unconventional and desirable. To her contemporaries, she was, above all, unforgettable. To her family, she …
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If you’re “dreaming of a White Christmas,” join us this holiday season to see costumes, props and other items associated with the movie “White Christmas” like you’ve never before seen them.
The Kentucky Historical Society has built this special holiday exhibit around items from the Rosemary Clooney House in Augusta, Kentucky.
Immerse yourself in this timeless classic. Hear the stories behind the objects. You can even test your “White Christmas” knowledge and perform your own “Sisters” number.
Join us to celebrate Rosemary Clooney and the connections the “girl singer” made for countless of people to her home state of Kentucky.
* Come Anytime or Plan Your Visit around These Events *
- Nov. 5: Candlelight Tradition, 5-9 p.m. Opening night. At 7 p.m., Rosemary Cundiff Brown will perform “Remembering Rosemary,” a tribute in song and words to Rosemary Clooney.
- Dec. 5: Saturday with Santa, 1-4 p.m.
- Dec. 9: Food for Thought with Heather French Henry (separate pricing applies). Noon. Steve and Heather French Henry are founders of the Rosemary Clooney House, which holds the largest collection of “White Christmas” memorabilia in the world. Join her for a special tour of the exhibit.
- Dec. 13: Matinee screening of “White Christmas” – the movie – at the Grand Theatre, 1:30 p.m. $5 at the box office; get a $1 off coupon at KHS.
- Dec. 13 and Dec. 20: Special Sunday viewing hours, 1 to 5 p.m.
- Dec. 28: Special Monday viewing hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Exhibit Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Special Sunday Viewing Hours:Dec. 13 and Dec. 20, 1 to 5 p.m.
Special Monday Viewing Hours: Dec. 28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
KHS will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Dec. 24-27, and New Year’s Day.
The exhibit closes Jan. 30.
$12 for adults | $11 for veterans | $8 for kids | $6 for KHS members
(All prices include the entire KHS campus.)
Character Makes the Man – The Story of the Kentucky Military Institute: 1845-1971, Food For Thought, Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky History, Kentucky History Center, Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History
Wednesday, October 21st
Registration required by Oct. 16.
Character Makes the Man – The Story of the Kentucky Military Institute: 1845-1971
Join KMI alumni Ken Harper, Tommy Young, Richard Stevenson, Bill Vermillion and Roger Cole for an in-depth discussion on “Character Makes the Man,” a documentary that explores the 126-year history of the nation’s oldest private preparatory military school and the strong legacy it left behind. A Q&A session with the KMI alumni and book signing will follow.
Homestyle Meatloaf | Green Beans | Corn Pudding
Spice Cake with Bourbon Vanilla Sauce
Coffee| Iced Tea
Alice Dunnigan, Alone atop the Hill, Carol McCabe Booker, Food For Thought, Food For Thought: Carol McCabe Booker on Alice Dunnigan, Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky History, Kentucky History Center, KHS
Wednesday, Sept. 16
Please register by Sept. 11
Alice Dunnigan, the daughter of Russellville sharecroppers, broke through barriers of gender and race to work her way to the top of the White House Press Corps in an era when it was dominated by white men. Join us as author Carol McCabe Booker talks about her republication of Dunnigan’s 1974 self-published autobiography, ” A Black Woman’s Experience: From School House to White House.”
Copies of Booker’s “Along Atop the Hill: The Autobiography of Alice Dunnigan, Pioneer of the National Black Press,” will be available for purchase and signing.
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The Pie Seller, The Drunk, and The Lady: Heroes of the 1833 Cholera Epidemic in Lexington, Kentucky
During the 19th century, cholera raged through the United States several times, and Kentucky had very high fatality rates. In 1833, 500 people in Lexington died from cholera in just a few weeks. Terry Foody, RN and MSN, will discuss three unlikely heroes who stepped up to help during this critical time in the city’s history.
May 20 | Noon-1:30 p.m.
at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History
100 W. Broadway | Frankfort
On the Menu
Garden Salad | Braised Eye of Round Roast with Marsala Demi Glaze | Green Beans
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes | Yeast Rolls | Chocolate Cake | Iced Tea/Water/Coffee
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