Welcome to the Bluegrass Heritage Museum

Explore the rich heritage of Central Kentucky with a visit to our museum. Changing exhibits and a newly renovated building complete with an elevator make our museum accessible to all.

Sandy Stults, Museum Director

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By popular demand voting for "Deck The Halls" has been extended to Friday, December 18th. Winners will be announced on Monday, December 22. Please visit the museum and vote for your favorite wreath or tree.

All individuals and organizations who participated in"Deck The Halls" will be recognized at the Christmas Open House on Tuesday, December 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Learn about the Pioneer Era Salt Springs Trace
(Boonesborough to Lower Blue Licks)

Prepared for the Bluegrass Heritage Museum

By Harry G. Enoch

Submitted August 2013

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Note: This is a large file and may download slowly.


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Books make wonderful Christmas Presents - Shop online now!

Old Graveyards

Old Graveyards Of Clark County, Kentucky, Compiled and Edited by Kathryn Owen in 1975.

This book would make a terrific Christmas present for any.genealogist who had family in this area............


Civil War in
Clark County

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Available for Purchase in our Online Bookstore

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 A look at the Quilts in the Bean Collection

Harry Enoch's newest book, Pioneer Voices: Interviews with Early Settlers of Clark County, Kentucky, has  arrived at the Bluegrass Heritage Museum. “This work is a transcription of (Reverend) John D. Shane’s Clark County interviews with thirty-two individuals, plus five memorandums on people and places in the county as well as a memoir written by pioneer William Sudduth.”

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THE BLUEGRASS HERITAGE MUSEUM seeks to bring the history of Central Kentucky to life by collecting, preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the material culture of the region known as the Bluegrass.

Located in a signature Romanesque Revival building on South Main Street in Winchester, the museum examines the history of the Bluegrass from European contact with Native Americans to the present.


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