Kentucky History Education Conference set for July 13

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The annual Kentucky History Education Conference will be held at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort on July 12 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET. This year’s theme is Turning Points in History.

Women’s and Civil War historian Caroline Janney will present the keynote speech. Among others, presenters will include Eric Jackson and Burke Miller from Northern Kentucky University and Scott New as Daniel Boone.

Concurrent sessions on primary source activities, classroom applications and instructional strategies also will be offered.

A field study bus tour is scheduled for July 13. It will go to historic sites associated with African American emancipation in Kentucky. This professional development day will include stops at White Hall (home of emancipationist Cassius Marcellus Clay), Berea (with lunch at Boone Tavern) and finally Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park. Cost for the field study bus tour is $80 if registered before June 1 or $100 after June 1.

For more information, contact Tim Talbott at (502) 564-1792, ext. 4428.

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