Department of Parks
“Everyday People” Exhibit To Open At John James Audubon Museum
HENDERSON, Ky. – The John James Audubon State Park Museum will open a pictorial exhibit on Jan. 11 called “Everyday People” featuring highlights from African American history in the Henderson area.
This exhibit, which runs through March 31, offers a glimpse at African American life, past and present, in Henderson County. The exhibit is in conjunction with the celebration of Black History Month in February.
The pictures show individuals and families in the area as well as local churches, schools and businesses. The project received support from Alcan as well as The Gleaner newspaper, the local historical society and the Henderson County Library.
An opening reception that’s open to the public will be held Jan. 11 from to The exhibit will be open during museum winter hours until Wednesday through Sunday.
The exhibit is free to the public. For more information, call the museum at 270-827-1893.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 52 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov