The Third Annual Heritage Preservation Symposium

The Third Annual Heritage Preservation Symposium was held on Saturday, 14 September 2019. The event featured our forebearer’s journeys to Kentucky.

Leslie Miller, Symposium Committee Chairman, Lynne Hollingsworth, Mel Hankla, Lea Lane, State Regent Carol Rogow, and special guest William Strollo, Curator of Exhibitions at the DAR Museum.

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Lea Lane, Curatorial Assistant, Decorative Arts and Design at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Ms. Lane spoke on the importance of the William Tylee Ranney painting of “Boone’s Party,” owned by the Duncan Tavern Historical Center.

Mel Hankla, a collector, researcher, speaker and writer of Kentucky’s heritage and an authority on the history surrounding the Kentucky Long-rifle. Mr. Hankla put our Stoner rifle into context.

Lynne Hollingsworth, former chairman of the Duncan Tavern Historic Center and retired Manuscripts Archivist for the Kentucky Historical Society. Ms. Hollingsworth spoke on the DTCH’s newly discovered rare print of Victor Collot’s “Upsidedown Map of Kentucky.”

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