Frazier History Museum

Aug
17
2:45 PM14:45

Live Performance: The Bootleg King - 1st Floor Brown-Forman Theatre

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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Aug
21
11:00 AM11:00

Live Performance: The Bootleg King - 1st Floor Brown-Forman Theatre

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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Aug
21
1:30 PM13:30

Live Performance: Catherine Atterbury - 1st Floor Brown-Forman Theatre

Catherine Atterbury, wife of the reverend at the Town Clock Church in New Albany, IN, recounts her girlhood memory of the Blackburn race riots in Detroit. She describes the two extraordinary people who escaped enslavement in Kentucky against all odds, forever inspiring her vocal abolitionism and assistance to those seeking refuge across the Ohio in the 1850s.

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Aug
22
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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Aug
23
12:45 PM12:45

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!

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Aug
23
1:45 PM13:45

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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Aug
24
1:00 PM13:00

Live Performance: The Bootleg King - 1st Floor Brown-Forman Theatre

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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Aug
25
2:00 PM14:00

Live Performance: The Bootleg King - 1st Floor Brown-Forman Theatre

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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Aug
27
3:30 PM15:30

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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Aug
28
11:00 AM11:00

Live Performance: The Bootleg King - 1st Floor Brown-Forman Theatre

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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Aug
29
1:30 PM13:30

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!

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Aug
29
3:30 PM15:30

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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Aug
30
12:45 PM12:45

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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Aug
31
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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Aug
17
10:30 AM10:30

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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Aug
16
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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Aug
15
12:00 PM12:00

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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