Herrington Lake: A Century of Lake Life in Boyle County

By |2022-11-03T13:33:28+00:00November 8th, 2022|

The Boyle County Genealogical & Historical Society will be hosting Bobby Childers, local resident and manager of @HerringtonLakeKY.com at the Boyle County Public Library on Tuesday, November 8 from 6-8pm. Although we have seen many photos, and have heard many tales - we will be walking our audience through a photographic and historical record of [...]

Make Danville basecamp for your central Kentucky visit

By |2022-10-25T12:10:39+00:00October 24th, 2022|

When you come to Danville you’ll find a number of interesting and unique places to visit, plenty of events to entertain you throughout the year, and a nice variety of restaurants and hotels. What you’ll also find is that Danville is a great basecamp for exploring Kentucky’s beautiful Bluegrass region, with numerous other places to [...]

Soul of Second Street Festival

By |2022-07-12T19:26:56+00:00August 27th, 2022|

The Soul of Second Street Festival returns August 26th and 27th Constitution Square Park. History Conference Friday the 26th Boyle County Public Library. Festival in the Park Saturday the 27th. Music, food vendors, kid activities, displays, much much more. Also visit the Norton Center on the Centre Campus for the opening of the much anticipated [...]

Soul of Second Street Festival returns to Danville in August

By |2022-07-18T19:29:50+00:00July 18th, 2022|

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID, the Soul of Second Street Festival returns to downtown Danville on Saturday, Aug. 27. Held at Constitution Square Park, the event is a celebration of Danville’s African American legacy. “We are really excited to be back,” said program coordinator Michael Hughes. “This event means so much to the [...]

Kentucky’s Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients presentation

By |2022-03-03T18:44:05+00:00May 28th, 2022|

Interpretive Park Manager Bryan Bush will give a lecture on Perryville's newest exhibit - Kentucky's Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients - and after the lecture will unveil the exhibit to the public. Visitors will learn about the origins of the Medal of Honor, which started during the Civil War. Visitors will also learn about [...]

Historically Bold Tours: History Evolved

By |2019-07-25T21:30:27+00:00September 14th, 2019|

A guided tour of two properties in historic Danville that tell the story of evolution and preservation. The tour will begin at the Mahan-Proctor house in Danville. Watch the event for a possible 3rd bonus property to be added! The 1850’s Mahan-Proctor house will offer a conversational experience with the former library director and the [...]

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