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LexHistory Leases Space from Blue Grass Trust
We are excited to announce another important LexHistory milestone. LexHistory and the Blue Grass Trust have agreed that leasing the main floor of the Thomas Hunt Morgan House on North Broadway will accommodate LexHistory’s exhibit space needs while being an excellent example of adaptive reuse in line with the Trust’s preservation mission. The Trust will retain its administrative offices on the second floor. READ MORE
LexHistory Names Amanda L. Higgins, Ph.D., Executive Director
After a nationwide search, the Lexington History Museum—LexHistory—is pleased to announce the hiring of Amanda L. Higgins, Ph.D. as its new Executive Director. Dr. Higgins has worked for the Kentucky Historical Society since 2015, most recently as its Community Engagement Administrator beginning in 2016 and managing the Kentucky Local History Trust Fund and the Kentucky Oral History Commission among other responsibilities. READ MORE
Welcome to our relaunched newsletter, The Bluegrass Historian (view as pdf), which originated as a small format newspaper in July 2000. The newspaper versions were edited and published by Lexington History Musuem’s first Executive Director, Ed Houlihan. Ed was instrumental in the Museum’s original vision, establishing it in the old courthouse building and guiding it during the early years until his death in 2008.