The Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind is dedicated to preserving and presenting the fascinating educational history…
The Belle of Louisville is the oldest operating Mississippi River-style steamboat in the world. Though we know her today as the…
The Blackacre Historic Homestead shelters an 18th-century stone cottage, springhouse, barn, and a pre-Civil War farmhouse, and is open to the public.
The Ronald–Brennan House, often referred to as just the Brennan House, is a historic Italianate townhouse located in Downtown Louisville, Kentucky. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 11, 1975
The Carnegie Center for Art and History is a local history museum and contemporary art gallery.
The Conrad-Caldwell House Museum, one of the finest examples of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture, was the masterpiece of famed local architect Arthur Loomis of Clarke & Loomis.
At age 21, William S. Culbertson left his hometown of New Market, Pennsylvania, to seek his fortune in Indiana. Settling in New Albany, Indiana.
Located on the banks of the Ohio River in Clarksville, Indiana at I-65, exit 0, is the Falls of the Ohio State Park. The 390-million-year-old fossil beds are among the largest, naturally exposed.
Farmington is a 14-room Federal-style home that was the center of the 19th-century hemp plantation of John and Lucy Speed.
Kentucky’s oldest privately supported Historical Society, founded in 1884. We’ve been collecting and preserving Kentucky and the Ohio Valley region’s significant stories for 129 years.
The Mission of the Museum is to preserve the Howard family story, their mansion and the history of their shipyards and to foster an appreciation of the development of river steamboats and commerce along the way.
A simple one-room wooden structure built in 1891 for the education of black children. The school stands as a testament…
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Historic Little Loomhouse Tour- $5.00 per person- free for members (show membership card) Includes a tour of all three historic cabins…
Locust Grove is a National Historic Landmark on 55 acres of the original 694 acre farm established by William and…
The park is home to Louisville Water’s original Pumping Station and Water Tower. Built in 1858, the structures were first part of the original water system for Louisville and today hosts the WaterWorks Museum.
More than 200 years in the making, walking Louisville’s historic Main Street is a short stroll spiced with slices of…
Nunnlea provides a beautiful setting for your special event. Built in the 1850s, the house and its outbuildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Discover the Portland neighborhood, once an independent town below the Falls of the Ohio, through walking tours, restored historic properties, archaeology and interpretation at Portland Wharf Park, art exhibits, programs, and heritage events.
Standing atop a gentle rise overlooking the Ohio River, the Farnsley-Moremen House is the centerpiece of a 300-acre historic site in Louisville, Kentucky, called Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing. Built circa 1837, the house stands as a testament to the important role agriculture along the river played in the development of our country.
Thomas Alva Edison remains today a name in history that is readily recognizable by millions of people worldwide and to the surprise of many, Louisville, Kentucky can stake claim to a portion of this prolific inventor’s early career.
In 1837, Congress authorized the construction of the U.S. Marine Hospital in Louisville “for the benefit of sick seamen, boatmen, and other navigators on the western rivers and lakes.”In the parlance of the day, “western rivers and lakes” referred to the Ohio and Mississippi river systems, and the Great Lakes.
Hume Logan, Jr., the property’s last private resident, had a vision for his beloved Whitehall. He knew that it must one day be open to the public so that future generations could learn about and enjoy the house and gardens he called home.