Kentucky Historical Society
Experience Kentucky’s Abraham Lincoln over the Holidays!
FRANKFORT, KY (November 24, 2008)— The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is offering a wide array of Lincoln-related programming throughout the holidays as part of the bicentennial commemoration of Kentucky’s most famous native son. Make plans now to celebrate the holiday season and Honest Abe’s birthday with KHS!
Upcoming Lincoln-related programs offered by KHS:
• Now – June 6: Visit the Beyond the Log Cabin: Kentucky’s Abraham Lincoln exhibition.
• November 28, 29, & Saturdays in December, noon-2 p.m.: Meet and have your photo taken with Abe and Mary Todd Lincoln presenters.
• Wednesdays in December, 2 p.m.: Enjoy a live Museum Theatre performance of Back to the Bluegrass: Mary Todd Comes Home.
• Saturdays in December, 1-4 p.m.: Bring your children to KHS for History Zone featuring “A Lincoln-era Christmas.”
• December 3, noon: Bring your lunch for the Brown Bag History presentation, “A Silent Cry: Mary Todd Lincoln’s Last Days.”
• December 10: Make reservations for the Tea Time Tour program, “Fashionable First Lady: Victorian Wardrobe of Mary Lincoln.”
• December 26, 1-4 p.m.: Make plans to attend the “Lincoln the Learner” History Zone with your children.
• February 12: KHS will commemorate the two-hundredth birthday of Abraham Lincoln.
• February 14: Celebrate Lincoln’s birthday with Clifford the Big Red Dog during Family Fun Day!
• February 16: Remember Kentucky’s own President Lincoln, and all of America’s presidents, with KHS on Presidents Day.
All events will take place at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort. For more information about Lincoln-related programs and other KHS events, view the complete calendar of events online at www.history.ky.gov.
An agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, the Kentucky Historical Society, since 1836, has provided connections to the past, perspective on the present, and inspiration for the future. KHS operates the Old State Capitol, the Kentucky Military History Museum, and its headquarters, the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. Since 1999, the thirty-million-dollar Center has welcomed more than one million visitors. For more information about the Kentucky Historical Society and its programs, visit the Web site at www.history.ky.gov.