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

Call for Judges: Thomas D. Clark Undergraduate Writing Award, 2018

The Board for the Kentucky Association of Teachers of History (KATH) is seeking volunteer judges for the 2018 Thomas D. Clark Undergraduate Writing Award. The award is one of four student writing awards that will be presented at KATH's annual conference on September 15th at the University of Louisville. Volunteer judges will determine the recipient of this year's Thomas D.

Statues in Public Spaces of Historical Women in Kentucky

It was with great delight that we found out about the Lifetime Herstory Map - https://www.mylifetime.com/about-lifetimes-herstory-map-a-guide-to-americas-statues-of-women . Sadly, we saw that they only had one Kentucky woman monument on their map: Elizabeth Rogers in Berea, on Boone Street. She was the wife of Berea College principal, John A.R.