Junior Girl Scouts are invited to a fashion-centric event inspired by the 200th anniversaries of the births of Mary Lincoln and African American dressmaker Elizabeth Keckley. Scouts will make living timelines, stitch a needle case, see 19th-century fashions, and create a dress design board. Reservations required by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org at Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road.
2:30PM, Sundays, October 7, 14, 21, & 28
$10 non-members; $5 members.
Enjoy the historic Lexington Cemetery on this guided walking tour. The tour addresses Lexington's divided loyalties during the Civil War. The tour includes both soldiers and civilians, with more of an emphasis on the home front. The walk is approximately 1 mile and lasts about 90 minutes.
Space is limited. Reservations recommended by calling 859-233-9999 by the Friday before the tour. Admission is collected at the Henry Clay monument by museum staff. Please bring cash or check.
Frazier History Museum, 829 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Sophisticated and well educated, Mary Todd Lincoln seemed poised for success as first lady. Yet, few women in American history are as controversial. Join our curator, Dr. Jonathan Coleman, as he explores some of the most hotly contested points of Mary Lincoln’s life and legacy and how historians can use controversy to better understand history’s many complexities.
Join us for special programs throughout the year! Annual programs include the Presidents' Day Family Event, Cemetery Walking Tours, Mrs. Lincoln's birthday commemoration, and special topic evening tours. To join our email list or for further information, please contact Gwen Thompson at email@example.com or (859) 233-9999.