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3 Historical Preservation Month events in Louisville

It really is a LOU worth preserving.

a black and white photo of the old Brown hotel

The Brown Hotel is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Photo courtesy ASC, UofL

National Preservation Month is celebrated each May by state and local preservation organizations across the country. You can celebrate Louisville’s rich history with one of these upcoming events put on by the Louisville Historical League, the Louisville Free Public Library, and the Kentucky Heritage Council:

Central Park Architecture Walk
On Thursday, May 16 at 6 p.m., explore different architectural styles around Central Park. Chances are you’ll spot some Victorians. The walk starts at the Old Louisville Visitors Center.

150th Anniversary of the Kentucky Derby
Gallop through the last 150 years of Kentucky Derby history with the Kentucky Derby Museum on Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m.

The Power of Historic Preservation
On Monday, May 20, learn about the importance of preserving Kentucky’s unique history at the Main Library Branch at 7 p.m.

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