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.
The Mary Todd Lincoln House will commemorate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination with a special evening tour entitled Death, Mourning, and Mrs. Lincoln. The tour will be offered at 5pm and 6pm on both the date Lincoln was shot (April 14th) and the date of his death (April 15th).
The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is a state agency and membership organization that is fully accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The KHS mission is to educate and engage the public through Kentucky history in order to confront the challenges of the future.
KHS is seeking an assistant editor to join the professional staff of the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition. This is a federally-funded, time-limited position, made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The National Archives and the University of Kentucky Libraries Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center are pleased to announce the Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Award for Civics and History Teachers (Clements Award).