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. 

Recent Content

Linda Neville - lifetime of successful activism rooted in networking and lobbyist skills learned in Lexington, Kentucky

The great activist Linda Neville's work in children's health, eradicating trachoma and raising the issues associated with sexually transmitted diseases, mobilized women reformers of all kinds as well as male medical professionals.

Mary Florence Taney, founder of Colonial Daughters of America, was a suffragist

Born in Newport, Kentucky to Peter and Catherine Alphonse Taney on May 15, 1861, Mary Florence Taney was educated at the Academy of the Immaculata. She grew up in the shadow of her famous ancestor, Supreme Court justice, Roger B. Taney.