Kentucky Historical Society
Sallie Bingham to Speak at Kentucky Historical Society Nov. 13
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 2, 2015) – Author Sallie Bingham will present “Weaving
the Past into the Present: Family Documents through the Fiction Writer’s
Perspective,” Friday, Nov. 13, at 1 p.m. at the Thomas D. Clark Center for
Kentucky History. Admission is free and open to the public.
will talk about her experience in discovering the letters, diaries and writings
left by her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, which she turned into
the book, “The Blue Box: Three Lives in
women left a strong tradition of writing which continues with Bingham – who has
written extensively – and her niece, Emily.
Kentucky Book Fair and the Kentucky Historical Society are presenting the program,
which will appeal to writers, historians and genealogists who share the
interest of bringing the past to the present and the discoveries that one makes
in doing so.
will sign copies of her book, which will available for sale at the event. She
also will be at the Kentucky Book Fair Nov. 14 at the Frankfort Convention
Center, 405 Mero St.
The Kentucky Historical Society, an agency of
the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, was established in 1836 and is
committed to helping people understand, cherish and share Kentucky’s history.
The KHS history campus includes the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky
History, the Old State Capitol and the Kentucky Military History Museum at the
State Arsenal. For more information about KHS and its programs, visit history.ky.gov.