The Second Annual Historic Heritage Preservation Symposium 2018

The Second Annual Heritage Preservation Symposium is a memory now. A large crowd gathered on Saturday, September 15, 2018, for lunch and talks. The talks were by William J. Rorabagh, Professor of History, University of Washington on "How Whiskey Became America's National Drink," Daniel Ackermann, Curator, Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts on "Our Spirited Ancestors: The Decorative Art of Drink in the Early American South," Mack Cox, Collector and Independent Scholar of Early Kentucky Material Culture on "Exploring Early Furniture of the Kentucky Bluegrass Region and Surrounds (1790-1820)," with a Bourbon tasting hosted by Author and Bourbon Authority Susan Reigler, "Uncovering Bourbon's Flavor Layers."

A pre-symposium visit to the home of Mack and Sharon Cox: from left, Warren Payne, antique collector and author; Leslie Miller, State Regent, Kentucky Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, Mack Cox holding his dog Hannah, William Rorabaugh, professor of history, University of Washington, Daniel Ackermann, curator, Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts; Judy Owens, Chairman, Public Relations, KSDAR and Julie Hutchinson Payne, volunteer at Duncan Tavern Historic Center and antique collector.

2018 Heritage Preservation Broadside

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Adult - $10
Senior Citizens - $8
College Students - $5
Children under 12 years - $2
Active Military and Veterans with card – free
KSDAR members – free