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To help promote the upcoming battle at Farmington Historic House plantation on October 9-10-11-2015 the 8th KY will be coming to The Louisville free public Library branches on the following dates.
March is women’s history Month.
We will be at the Highlands Branch on March 14th 2015 at 2:00 pm. Address is 1250 Bardstown road Louisville KY
Carolyn Renfrow will do her first person Impression of Mary Todd Lincoln (her years in the White House) the presentation takes about 15 Minutes for her part and the complete program we are presenting will last between 45 minutes to one hour. We will start out by introducing the group and tell the public what we do and why. After her presentation we will present several things about clothing from the period, women’s and men’s fashions and take questions from the public. We will have several Pamphlets to hand out. There is also a video that we will be showing from the reenactment at Farmington in 2014..
May is how to Month.
We will be at the Fern Creek Branch on May 23rd 2015 at 2:00 pm the address is 6768 Bardstown road Louisville KY
We will be presenting a program on how to get involved in reenacting and teaching history of the American Civil War, Pertaining to the subject of getting into character and becoming a person from the past as you learn to make a person of history come alive. We will let people try on clothing and be apart of the program allowing them to learn first hand how it feels to be in the clothing of their ancestors. As we talk to the public we will have several pamphlets on clothing, items from the period and information on our unit. This would take about one hour. There is also a 5 to 7 minute video we will be showing.
August is Local History and Genealogy month.
We will be at the Bon Air Branch on August 15th 2015 at 2:00 pm. The address is 2816 Del Rio Place Louisville KY.
We will be presenting a program on the local history of the Speed Family and the Farmington House Plantation. We will have several pamphlets on the Plantation and the Speed family along with other material on local history of Louisville. We will also have a video to show of the 2014 reenactment of the ladies tea we do at the event in October at Farmington.
All the programs are free and open to the public bring your kids and learn while having fun.
History live it or lose it, always remember the past was someone present.
Their Gift To You, Your Gift To Your Children