The Filson News Magazine

The Filson News Magazine

The Filson news magazine is dedicated to telling the stories found in our collections in a personal way. Articles are written by staff members and Filson volunteers and strive to inform our members on the ways that they work every day to fulfill the organization’s mission to collect, preserve, and tell the significant stories of Kentucky and the Ohio Valley region’s history and culture.

To view an index to the articles in The Filson news magazine, click here.

Venue Rental

Spaces Available for Rent Beginning 2021

The Filson Historical Society is a unique venue that blends the historic with the modern and provides a stunning background for any event. Several areas of the campus are available to be rented for dinners, retreats, meetings, receptions, parties, or weddings. The venues have access to 74 free parking spaces and wifi, as well as small catering areas. All of the Filson’s facilities have accessible parking.

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1310 S. 3rd St., Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 635-5083

The Filson is temporarily closed to the public to protect our staff, volunteers, and patrons during the coronavirus pandemic. All events are currently postponed or virtual; to register for our live virtual events, please visit our Events Page; for information on recorded lectures and other activities, please visit us online at Bringing History Home.

We continue to provide remote research services; please email research@filsonhistorical.org.

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