Research your home from home! (Part 3)

Welcome back, historic house lovers! If you missed Part 1 (city directories) and Part 2 (maps), you can check them out at those links. Part 1 describes how to get a temporary online library card if you don’t already have one, which will be necessary for today’s topic: Courier-Journal newspaper archives! If you have a subscription to newspapers.com, you can …

Research your home from home! (Part 2)

Welcome back! If you missed the first part, read here for a tiny lesson on city directories! Today, we’re talking about MAPS. In these strange times, it’s nice to know that there is a wealth of information available online for research. You can check out one great Kentucky map collection at University of Louisville’s Digital Collections. It features 4 of …

Brennan House for the Holidays!

Open only a few times a year, the Historic Brennan House will be decorated for the holidays, and we’ll have treats to share too! Please join us for an open house on any of these 3 DAYS: Fri. Nov. 29 from 6-8 PM (Stop by before Light Up Louisville!)Sat. Dec. 7 from 3-7 PM (Stop in before/after Old Louisville Home …

Tour120: Brennan House 150th Birthday!

Please join Vital Sites on Sat. May 18 & Sun. May 19 when the Brennan House is open for tours to celebrate its 150th birthday! Ticket sales will support the Brennan House Revitalization Fund. Special Appearances by: Tom Owen, Archivist University of Louisville Special Collections “A Day in the Life of The Brennans” Saturday at 1pm Hannah Stoppel, Historical Interpreter …