June 6, 2013 - 4:44pm
Cave Hill Cemetery Walking Tours This Weekend
Get smarter and get moving with these local history and Civil War tours Saturday and Sunday.
Local history and Civil War buffs, take note.
September 10, 2012 - 4:10pm
Stuart Sanders brings the Civil War battlefield to light at The Filson
Sporting a new book, Stuart Sanders will spotlight the battle of Perryville, Kentucky at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow, Tuesday, September 11th. Catch a presentation of ‘Perryville Under Fire: The Aftermath of Kentucky’s Largest Civil War Battle’ at noon.
We don’t live in a war zone.  Of course the semantics of this statement could be easily argued for the alternative depending how the parameters of “war zone” are defined, but, for all intents and purposes, it can be agreed that our current River City landscape is free of any...
August 16, 2012 - 11:08am
John Findling captures a photographic history of Crescent Hill with his new book
Got the deep fried blues? Skip the State Fair this Sunday and settle in for a look at the history behind one of Louisville’s hippest neighborhoods. John Findling will bring his book ‘Louisville’s Crescent Hill’ to the Peterson Dumesnil House this Sunday at 2pm.
Ok, so perhaps this isn’t the first time we’ve sat down to discuss Mr. Findling.  Or, for that matter, the first time we’ve discussed Louisville and its love of borough lore.  But with a lethal combo of Back to School and Kentucky’s annual heartburn hoedown...
July 31, 2012 - 11:00am
Author Elizabeth Tidwell re-blazes the trail of Lewis & Clark at the Jeffersonvi
Got a handy walking stick? Join Elizabeth Tidwell as she introduces her new book, ‘War Club: A Journey of Understanding Along the Lewis & Clark Trail’, to the Jeffersonville Township Public Library this Thursday, August 2nd, at 2pm.
The Pioneer.  Here is a man with a rugged soul, a steadfast gaze and a mettle of pure steely grit.  He tames the land; he forges the uncharted territory of unknown mysteries with silent wisdom; his bed is made in a ruby red sunset and an endless horizon.  His mustache could castrate...
July 29, 2012 - 8:05pm
Lloyd A. Hunter presents the life of a Civil War Hoosier hero at The Filson with
The Franklin College professor discusses local revolutionary, William Taylor Stott, in his new book highlighting Stott’s Civil War diaries. Catch ‘For Duty and Destiny’ at The Filson Historical Society this Wednesday, June 20th, at 6pm
I am decidedly biased against the land beyond the bridge.  While admittedly petty in nature, my qualms with Hoosierville range to the emotional (I simply find it depressing) to the navigational (Road signs, anyone? Hello?).  My Louisville smugness is a sentiment I probably use as a coping...