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Upcoming Events at The Filson:

The Gertrude Polk Brown Lecture Series | Thursday, January 30

Searching for Black Confederates | Tuesday, February 4

A book cover with a photograph of Captain Henry F. Young superimposed on top of a letter he wrote during the Civil War

Dine and Dialogue - Dear Delia: The Civil War Letters of Captain Henry F. Young, Seventh Wisconsin Infantry | Tuesday, February 11

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The Filson Historical Society, founded in 1884, is a privately-supported historical society dedicated to preserving the history of Kentucky and the Ohio Valley Region. 

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