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

Native American Art coming to an exhibit space near you!

The Kentucky Arts Council has partnered with The Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission and the Kentucky Heritage Council to present "Native Reflections: Visual Art by American Indians of Kentucky." Work was selected from artists throughout the state that highlight Native American Heritage and includes the following artists:

Cassy Jane Werking on Southern Historical Association's Graduate Council blog

Check out the blog post by Cassy Jane Werking (@CJWerking) on history graduate students living and working during the pandemic: “Becoming the Source: Instant History on Instagram.” Werking is a Doctoral student at the University of Kentucky.


Laura Clay's Split from the Kentucky Equal Rights Association

KY Woman Suffrage

One of the most intriguing aspects of the Kentucky equal rights movement is the tension that led to Laura Clay’s break from the Kentucky Equal Rights Association (KERA) and the National Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA). From the establishment of KERA in 1888, Clay had dedicated her life to the organization and fighting for women’s rights.