The Madison County Historical Society, Inc. is a non-profit organization with a mission to educate our citizenry and visitors about the county’s unique history, archeology, architecture, and cultural heritage. The MCHS board also collaborates with governmental entities, educational institutions, and public/private businesses and organizations to promote, protect, and preserve Madison County history and heritage.
January 21, 2019: The Bogie Family - Jesse, June Ed, Billy June and Billy Reed Bogie donated the date stone from the James Bogie house dated October 11, 1811. The initials JB are written above the date. The stone is currently at the Richmond Tourism house awaiting display there.
The family also donated photographs of the College Hill Baseball Field and a baseball scorebook from the 1930's with several names of young men from the College Hill area. A story will be published in Heritage Highlights at a later date with more information.
Matthew Davidson, PhD candidate in Anthropology will be speaking about the early iron furnaces in Kentucky.