History

Robert Harper, of Hopkinsville Milling Co., will talk about his family's business during the Sept. 28 History on Tap at Hopkinsville Brewing Co.
By Jennifer P. Brown
The museum will be open, free of charge, from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday with a focus on several Black history speakers and artifacts.
By Jennifer P. Brown
On the stroll, Keller recounted how local churches nursed wounded Confederate soldiers during the Civil War, "Night Riders" burned three tobacco warehouses in 1907, the Ku Klux Klan burned crosses at six intersections in 1924 and more.
By WKMS
hopkinsville history tour
The guided walk will start at 6:30 p.m. at the Pennyroyal Area Museum.
By Jennifer P. Brown
Alissa Keller will discuss Cayce's early life in Christian County for the History on Tap program at Hopkinsville Brewing Co. It is the first of several summer programs the museum plans.
By Jennifer P. Brown
The documentary on Garlin Murl Conner also tells the story of a campaign by his widow and friends to see the Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to him in 2018 by then-President Trump.
By The Rural Blog
The Hoppers team mascot, Stitches, will be present May 25 for the first in-person History on Tap in more than a year.
By Jennifer P. Brown
In the early 20th century, Christian County had several prosperous thoroughbred breeding farms. Two of those farms were involved in breeding Flying Ebony and preparing the young colt to be sold as a yearling in New York.
By Jennifer P. Brown
Ben Montgomery's book, "A Shot in the Moonlight," is about a freed Kentucky slave who found justice with the help of a Confederate war hero.
By Jennifer P. Brown
Ben Montgomery
The kits will be available to pick up Saturday and during spring break with different activities offered each day.
By Jennifer P. Brown
edgar cayce photo at museum
Stay Informed