Category - Reminiscing

What We Lost when Ashland was Saved


By Cameron Sumner Walpole After a monumental career as a senator, Secretary of State, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Henry Clay, the “Great Compromiser,” died in 1852 at the age of 75 in Washington, D.C. His…

Reminiscences: The Ice Storm of 2003


You can always count on wild weather in Central Kentucky, and local museums and historic homes take great precautions in defense against extreme conditions. For Curator and Site Manager Eric Brooks, last week’s ice storm brought to mind…

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