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.
Madison County Historical Society, Inc.
Regular meeting date is the 3rd Thursday of the month. Meeting location will be in the Community Room (Lower level) of the Madison County Library at the corner of West Main and 5th Street.
In case of continuing health restrictions, meetings will be by internet – Zoom.
Regular meeting time is 6:30 PM. Publicity will be made via Facebook, email and the Community Calendar in the Richmond Register and Berea Citizen.
18 February – Jackie Burnside
TOPIC – African American Communities in Madison County
18 March – Harry Rice
TOPIC – Madison County Native Red Foley
15 April – TBD
TOPIC - TBD
20 May – (tentatively) Rachel Lee Rogers in a Chautauqua Presentation
TOPIC – Jean Richie
17 June – 6th Annual MCHS Recognition Program. Venue: to be decided
Presentations to distinguished Madison County Historians and preservation
Short talk by Crystal Allen-Daniel
Topic- Miss Emma Watts
7 August – Annual Meeting/Picnic Venue: Mt. Zion Church at 6:00
Program – Elizabeth Lawson as Charlotte Dupay in a Chautauqua Presentation
16 September – Bryan Tipton Venue: Lynwood on Lexington Road
TOPIC – Revitalization of Lynwood
Late September – 5th Annual Cemetery Activity Venue: Four Mile Cemetery/Old Soldier’s
Cemetery on Four Mile Avenue
Cemetery Restoration Workshop - Fund raiser for the cemetery with Stuart Joynt
21 October – Hugh A. Moran IV
TOPIC – His Ancestral Family
18 November – Mack Cox
TOPIC – Early Kentucky Antique Furniture
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