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Frankfort Heritage Week – Elkhorn Creek: Preserving a Kentucky Landscape

May 14 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Hosted by Paul Sawyier Public Library  in the River Room. A series of readings and discussion on the history and conservation of Elkhorn Creek in Franklin County.


Edna Lechahuanna: The Legend of the Forks of Elkhorn, by Nettie Henry Glenn, 1961. Excerpt read by John Carlton, local historian, preservationist, and organizer of Frankfort Heritage Week.


The History of a Kentucky Landscape: presented by Dr. Richard Taylor, author of Elkhorn: Evolution of a Kentucky Landscape, University Press of Kentucky, 2018.


Stream Conservation and the Elkhorn Creek: presented by Samantha Vogeler, supervisor of the Water Quality Certification Section with the Kentucky Division of Water of the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection.


Protecting My Land and My Heritage: Tools for Rural, Agricultural, and Environmental Conservation and Preservation: presented by Jessie Wilder, Executive Director of Bluegrass Land Conservancy.


A 10-15 minute intermission will take place between the second and third presentations.  Books and materials will be on-hand for purchase or for the public to take home.


May 14
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Paul Sawyier Public Library
319 Wapping St.
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Frankfort/Franklin County Tourist & Convention Commission
300 Saint Clair St., Suite 102
Frankfort, KY 40601