Spring is here!

Spring has finally made it to Louisville, and you won't find a happier person than me (maybe). I adore warm weather, flowers, and even mowing the grass. Springtime means new life and fresh starts for me, and I wouldn't have it any other way. In honor of the warm weather, here are a few postcards  from our collection showcasing Churchill Downs. It is Kentucky after all, and you can't have springtime without the Derby.

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Jamie Evans

Jamie Evans is the Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator at The Filson Historical Society. When she isn't working on publications for The Filson, you can find her behind her sewing machine or out on the roads training for her next big race.

One comment for “Spring is here!

  1. Garland Hill

    I am looking for a will of George Hill or some of that Sorret this guy donated land or building to Louisville Kentucky can you help me find who my great great uncle would be his brother was Robert Hill he came from England in 1810 up and said that his brother George Hill showed up later and that he donated land or property to the state I’m hoping that you could find when George Hill came to America after his brother and the year he donated the property to Louisville Kentucky and if he got married and when he passed away and who is mother and father is I do not know who they were in England so his brother Robert Hill passed away in Nelson, Ky in 1827 and his family moved up to Sullivan County Indiana where there is no record at all to be found except for census work so I

    thank you


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