Five Kentucky students advanced to the National History Day (NHD) final round of competition -- out of 57 winners at the state level -- and placed among the top 15 places in their respective divisions at the NHD contest in College Park, Maryland, June 14-18th.
Welcome to H-Kentucky
The goal of H-Kentucky is to create an online collaborative environment to facilitate communication and the exchange or scholarly and pedagogical ideas among teachers, researchers, scholars, advanced students, and related professionals (e.g. local historians, librarians, archivists, genealogists), all in an open, democratic, respectful and non-partisan manner. H-Kentucky especially welcomes those who are interested in Kentucky, as well as those in any history/humanities field who live and/or work in Kentucky.
From H-ANNOUNCE: Liberty Hall Historic Site announces: Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Free Community Event
Liberty Hall will open its doors to the community on Saturday, July 4th to welcome the public to its annual free community event, An Old-Fashioned Fourth of July, from 2 to 4 p.m. The highlight of this year's event ... [see more at http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=223226]
From H-Announce: Merlot.org Seeks Peer Reviewers
Merlot.org is a gateway for educational materials appearing on the web. Created by the University of California, it has over 20 Editorial boards, each with a group of Peer Reviewers that are the essence of MERLOT materials. As a Peer reviewer, you participate in the peer review process (described at http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=223076) ...
From H-ANNOUNCE: A Gathering of Descendants at Fort Boonesborough State Park is an event for folks interested in the early settlers of Kentucky. On hand will be genealogical societies and groups, authors and those involved in helping people learn more about their ancestors that settled in and around Fort Boonesborough ... [see more info at http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222987].