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Upcoming Events at The Filson:

Filson Friday - A New Deal for Medicine: Expanding and Desegregating Louisville Hospitals after World War II | Friday, July 12

Architectural Archives Tour | Tuesday, July 16

Filson Friday - Down the Ohio and into the Wilderness: The Lewis and Clark Expedition | Friday, July 19

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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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