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Upcoming Events at The Filson:

Music Under the Trees with the Kentucky Opera Studio Artists | Friday, September 28

2018 Distinctive Dwellings House Tour (Photo by Tim Furlong, Jr) | Sunday, September 30

One Day University at the Filson - Exciting new program featuring nationally recognized professors in person! | Friday, November 30


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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