TIME TO RENEW 2012 MEMBERSHIP
(or, JOIN THE LEAGUE!)
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Congrats to 2012 Recepients
On Sunday, January 22nd, 2012, the League bestowed our History and Founders' Awards.
Read more by clicking on the weblinks below (Note: You will need Adobe Acrobat PDF reader)
Above Photos: 2009 LHL Holiday Party
Above: Louisville history was featured on WFPL radio on Nov 19, 2009, with LHL members. On the program was from left to right: Julie Kredens (WFPL host); Steve Wiser, John Findling, and Tom Owen
Above: Fenwick 2009 lecturer Donovan Rypkema
Below more photos from the Fenwick lecture on Nov 15, 2009
Peterson Dumesnil House where the League has its headquarters
2012 LHL Events Click on this Link
Civil War in Louisville
Click on this link for the Significant Civil War events and dates in Louisville history
Note: This is a PDF file that is large, and may take a minute or two to download
Historic Marker Dedication: Fort-On-Shore
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of Marker Ceremony
Click Here for News Article on Dedication
Fenwick Lecture Series
Click Here for 2011 Lecture
Click Here for Fenwick Series Infor-
Find out the latest additions to our resources webpage. Look 'NEW!' next to recent weblinks for you to check out! Click here!
Louisville Clock Update: The League has assisted in restoring the famous Louisville Clock.
For recent news articles:
and, Click Here
Upcoming League Events
April 21, Sunday,
2 pm, 'Histoic Post Cards of Louisville - and elsewhere. Talk by John Findling. Peterson Dumesnil House, 301 S. Peterson Avenue.
May18th, Saturday 1 to 5 pm "Preservation Bus Tour": In conjunction with Preservation Louisville, this will be a bus tour to view endangered properties and successes. Cost: $35 that includes membership to Preservation Louisville. RSVP required by calling 540-5146 or www.PreservationLouisville.ORG
May19th, Sunday 2 pm "Big 4 Bridge Walking Tour": Rick Bell will talk about waterfront history as we walk across the recently opened Big 4 pedestrian bridge. Meet at the top circular platform at entry to the bridge.
June 23rd, Sunday 2 pm: Walking tour of Shelby Park neighborhood and Ice Cream Social. Oak and Hancock Streets.
Why become a member? Then click on this link and check out the great events LHL presented in 2010.
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More Photos: Check out our photo webpage for more images from LHL events. 2009 Event Photos Click here and 2008 Event Photos
LHL in the NEWS
Click on following links to read media coverage of LHL activites:
Zachary Taylor 225 Birthday Celebration and $1 Coin 11-24-2009
Take a walking tour of historic Cave Hill Cemetery. Click here for more info
To contact the League, email us at LouHistHotmail.com or via mail at P O Box 6061, Louisville, Kentucky 40206. The League has no phone number.
Above: Buy a League Pin for $5- and get a $1 dollar Zachary Taylor coin (below)
You get $6 items for a $4 value! You can buy these items at a League event!
Read about the League's Bus Tour Louisville's Historic Industrial Past! On Saturday, March 29th, the League along with the American Printing House for the Blind and Louisville Landmarks Commission sponsored a bus tour thru Louisville's industrial and manufacturing heartland. read more about this informative journey thru our community's rich heritage by clicking on this link.
Above: Tom Owen speaks about Louisville transportation history at
Union Station before about 200 LHL members in August 2006
Contact us at LouHist@Hotmail.com or via mail at P O Box 6061, Louisville, kentucky 40206. The League has no phone.
Become a League Member!
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Senior Individual & Student $15
Senior Couple $20
Donate to the League
Send your Tax-deductible contribution to "LHL, P O Box 6061, Louisville, Ky. 40206"; make checks payable to "Louisville Historical League"