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

ANN: Kentucky Students (and their Teachers) Win at National History Day 2015

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.

ANN: Liberty Hall's Old-⁠Fashioned Fourth of July, A Community Event in Frankfort

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]

ANN: Merlot.org Seeks Peer Reviewers

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)  ...

ANN: Gathering of Descendants at Fort Boonesborough State Park, June 13

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].