Kentucky Heritage Council event photo albums.
Photos from the 2012 Kentucky Main Street Program Awards ceremony Wednesday, January 25 at the historic Grand Theatre in Frankfort. Congratulations to all these deserving managers and projects!
Robert M. "Bob" Polsgrove of Frankfort received the 2011 Ida Lee Willis Memorial Award during the 33rd Annual Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation Preservation Awards ceremony May 24 at the Kentucky Governor's Mansion, presented by the Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation in partnership with the Kentucky Heritage Council. Also honored during the ceremony were student winners of the 13th Annual Statewide Photo-Essay Competition, co-sponsored by Preservation Kentucky Inc. and the Heritage Council.
The Kentucky African American Heritage Commission presented a "Mini-Conference" November 5 at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage in Louisville, on the topic of creating an African American heritage museum network throughout the state. Photos by Dr. John Hardin.
Photos from the 2010 Ida Lee Willis Memorial Preservation Awards and Statewide Photo-Essay Competition, which took place May 26 at the Kentucky Governor's Executive Mansion. The highest award of the day, the Ida Lee Willis Memorial Award, went to Clyde Reynolds Carpenter of Lexington, chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Historic Preservation, who was honored for his lifelong commitment to preservation and design, his leadership in the UK College of Architecture and his dedication to educating students and others of the value of Kentucky’s built environment.
Photos along the Lincoln Heritage Scenic Highway, designated a National Scenic Byway in October 2009.
Seven Kentucky Main Street communities – Bellevue, Elizabethtown, Fort Thomas, Henderson, Murray, Springfield and Winchester – were honored during an evening ceremony October 21,2009 at the Grand Theatre in Frankfort as part of the Kentucky Main Street Program's Best Practices Conference and 30th Anniversary Celebration. The awards recognized outstanding building rehabilitation and downtown revitalization projects created and managed by Main Street communities.
Photos from the Judge Joseph Holt House Kentucky Lincoln Heritage Trail Community Day and Open House August 15, 2009 in rural Breckinridge County, attended by more than 1,500 individuals who toured the house and family cemetery.
Photos from the Kentucky Main Street Program's 30th Anniversary Celebration Thursday, February 26, 2009 at the Kentucky State Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.