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"Half Horse - Half Alligator": Kentuckians in the War of 1812

The Filson Historical Society

Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)

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More Kentuckians served and died in the War of 1812 than any other state. From the defeats and victories in the Old Northwest to the stunning victory at New Orleans, Kentuckians played an important role in what many call the “Second War for American Independence.” Using letters, documents, portraits, prints, and artifacts from The Filson’s collection to illustrate his presentation, Jim Holmberg recounts how Kentucky’s experience in the war is chronicled.

Jim Holmberg joined the staff of The Filson in 1982 and currently serves as the Curator of Special Collections.

Reservations are recommended.  To make your reservations please use the EventBrite link below, or call The Filson at 502-635-5083.

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Shelby County Library
309 Eight Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065

Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)


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