News

"Footprints" Honored with Awards
Footprints: Traces of Black History in Richmond, Kentucky, recently published in a joint project between the Richmond Tourism Commission and the Madison County Historical Society, has been honored with two state awards.
 
On May 14th, 2024 the publication will receive the Blue Grass Trust Historical Preservation Clay Lancaster Award. On June 1, 2024 it will receive the Kentucky Historical Society Publication Award.
 
We congratulate those involved with this project and we are grateful to have such a project recognized by these awards.
Sharyn Mitchell discusses "Footprints"

Please follow the link below to see Sharyn Mitchell (Madison County Historical Society) discuss the new "Footprints: Traces of Black History in Richmond, Kentucky" with Richmond Tourism.

https://www.facebook.com/share/v/RDrYAAN5JSN4Qr1i/?mibextid=WC7FNe

 

Music at the Battle of Richmond
Madison County History Forum
Madison County Historical Society Presents

Join us in June for a presentation by Sharyn Mitchell, "The Sistas of Madison County, and the Many Hats They Wore." 

Mrs. Mitchell will provide a meaningful history of known, and little known, African American women who called Madison County home.

The presentation will take place at the Madison County Library - Richmond Location - at 6:30 pm on June 15, 2023.

PACA Patron's Reception Returns!

Make your plans today to join us at the PACA Patrons Reception on June 10, 2023 at the gorgeous  Lynwood Estate . Lynwood is the former home of Brutus and Pattie A. Clay. The evening will consist of dinner, drinks, and dancing with the sounds of Honeychild.

You don't want to miss it! Click below to purchase your tickets.
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Warren Brunner presents "J.A. Stafford and the Magic Lantern"
Farristown
Madison County Historic Landmarks Note Cards

The Madison County Historical Society have commissioned two sets of Note Cards featuring historical landmarks in our beautiful county.  Each set comes with 4 different designs (12 note cards total), and cost $10 for each set.  Purchasing these sets assist in our efforts for preservation, education and promotion of history in Madison County.

Email info@madisoncountykyhistory.org for information on how to secure your sets.