Collections, Programs, Teacher Resources

Hands-On History: Enduring Symbols of the Revolution

By Tommy Sullivan My name is Tommy Sullivan, and I am an undergraduate History student at WKU. I recently tagged along with some fellow History and Social Studies majors on a class trip to the Kentucky Museum and the Department of Library Special Collections. The visiting class, which is required for students in my department,… Continue reading Hands-On History: Enduring Symbols of the Revolution

Field Trips, Teacher Resources, Uncategorized

Field Trip to Felts House

by Gabby Hoffman, HIST 489 Cooperative Education/History Students from Hart County came to visit the Felts House, and learn about what life was like for children their age in the early 19th century. In order to make sure the children had a great experience, WKU museum student docents dressed in 1810 style clothing, and led the… Continue reading Field Trip to Felts House

Events, In Case You Missed It, Teacher Resources

In Case You Missed It: Early America Early Kentucky

Thank you to everyone who attended and helped out with Early America Early Kentucky last week! We had a blast sharing Kentucky's history with the many 5th graders, parents, and teachers who came to visit us. WKU theatre major Elliott Talkington started off each day for us with his first person  performance as Rory, an… Continue reading In Case You Missed It: Early America Early Kentucky