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Welcome to The Filson Historical Society!

Click here for regular updates on Collections access during the Campus Expansion

Due to campus expansion, the Ferguson Mansion is not open for tours. Research hours remain 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.


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We are Kentucky’s oldest privately supported historical society, founded in 1884.  We have been collecting and preserving Kentucky and the Ohio Valley region’s significant stories for over 130 years.

You can use our site to search for information on many of our collections, or visit to access our extensive archives and library holdings.

 

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Online Catalog, Finding Aids, & Research Tools
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Events & Programs
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Publications
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Filson Bourbon Academy
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Podcasts & Telecasts

Research Questions - Email Contact - click here

Learn More About Purchasing a Panel to Support our Campus Expansion!

They make wonderful gifts!

Sample Engraved Wall Panels

Sample Engraved Wall Panels

 

View Artist Renderings of The Campus Expansion Now Under Construction: