Frazier History Museum

Jun
21
11:00 AM11:00

Gallery Talk: Madame Glover - 2nd Floor, Southern Exposition Gallery

Did you know Louisville generated the most popular high society fashions? In a time when Louisville was a burgeoning city of Industry, Madame Glover crossed the Gilded Age divide between poor and rich: starting as a poor Irish immigrant, and working up to a wealthy, international fashion icon. Learn about fashions of the day – and a little embroidery!

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Jun
22
11:15 AM11:15

Gallery Talk: Madame Glover - 2nd Floor, Southern Exposition Gallery

Did you know Louisville generated the most popular high society fashions? In a time when Louisville was a burgeoning city of Industry, Madame Glover crossed the Gilded Age divide between poor and rich: starting as a poor Irish immigrant, and working up to a wealthy, international fashion icon. Learn about fashions of the day – and a little embroidery!

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Jun
22
3:00 PM15:00

Live Performance: The Bootleg King - 2nd Floor, Southern Exposition Gallery

Told from the point of view of a local bartender, this interpretation chronicles the rise and fall of George Remus, “King of The Bootleggers,” who built a multi-million dollar operation from bootlegging and speakeasies during the early years of Prohibition. He is reputed to have supplied liquor to the Seelbach Hotel as well. 

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Jun
20
10:30 AM10:30

Live Performance: Levi Coffin - 1st Floor Brown-Forman Theatre

According to Coffin’s account, he provided shelter for upwards of one thousand “fugitive slaves” during the years between 1826 until midway through the Civil War. Some referred to him as the President of the Underground Railroad. Hear, in his words, what it took to be a conductor on the Underground Railroad and why he chose to help.

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Jun
20
10:00 AM10:00

Gallery Talk: Madame Glover - 2nd Floor, Southern Exposition Gallery

Did you know Louisville generated the most popular high society fashions? In a time when Louisville was a burgeoning city of Industry, Madame Glover crossed the Gilded Age divide between poor and rich: starting as a poor Irish immigrant, and working up to a wealthy, international fashion icon. Learn about fashions of the day – and a little embroidery!

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Jun
19
4:00 PM16:00

Gallery Talk: Madame Glover - 2nd Floor, Southern Exposition Gallery

Did you know Louisville generated the most popular high society fashions? In a time when Louisville was a burgeoning city of Industry, Madame Glover crossed the Gilded Age divide between poor and rich: starting as a poor Irish immigrant, and working up to a wealthy, international fashion icon. Learn about fashions of the day – and a little embroidery!

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Jun
18
3:00 PM15:00

Gallery Tour: Burgoo to Bourbon: KY Foods of the Frazier - 2nd Floor, Southern Exposition Gallery

How do you feed an army? What on earth is in burgoo? And how are Native American traditions bringing back foods we take for granted with a modern culinary twist? Receive a compact recipe book and take a glimpse into Kentucky Frontier life, the Civil War, Industrial Age Louisville, and learn how food (and whiskey!) is inextricably linked to our past and sense of self. Who knows, you might just be crowned Burgoo King! (meet in the 2nd Floor Southern Exposition Gallery)

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Jun
18
10:30 AM10:30

Live Performance: Underground Railroad Fact & Fiction - 1st Floor Brown-Forman Theatre

A time-traveling “Expert” on the Underground Railroad has come down with a rare form of Pandiculationitis. But not to worry: a willing “fill in” time traveler is available to fumble along through the presentation, dispelling myths and correcting their own ideas about what the Underground Railroad actually was.

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Jun
18
10:00 AM10:00

Gallery Talk: Madame Glover - 2nd Floor, Southern Exposition Gallery

Did you know Louisville generated the most popular high society fashions? In a time when Louisville was a burgeoning city of Industry, Madame Glover crossed the Gilded Age divide between poor and rich: starting as a poor Irish immigrant, and working up to a wealthy, international fashion icon. Learn about fashions of the day – and a little embroidery!

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