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September 2015
$150.00

MEMBERS ONLY: The 22nd Annual “Distinctive Dwellings” House Tour

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Filson Historical Society,
1310 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Please join us for the 22nd Annual “Distinctive Dwellings” House Tour! Stay tuned for more details and look for your House Tour invitations in the mail soon!

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October 2015
Free - $10.00

Committed to Victory: The Kentucky Home Front During World War II

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Library at Oxmoor Farm,
720 Oxmoor Avenue
Louisville, KY 40208 US
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When World War II broke out in Europe in 1939, Kentucky was still in the thick of the Great Depression. Though the inevitability of war had been apparent for months, citizens viewed foreign affairs with less interest than issues closer to home, such as lingering economic depression, the approaching planting season, and the upcoming gubernatorial race. The illusion of peace…

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November 2015
Free - $10.00

The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Library at Oxmoor Farm,
720 Oxmoor Avenue
Louisville, KY 40208 US
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In late December 1914, German and British soldiers on the western front initiated a series of impromptu, unofficial ceasefires. Enlisted men across No Man’s Land abandoned their trenches and crossed enemy lines to sing carols, share food and cigarettes, and even play a little soccer. Collectively known as the Christmas Truce, these fleeting moments of peace occupy a mythical place in remembrances of World War…

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