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"A House Divided", A Civil War Tour of My Old Kentucky Home Bardstown, KY

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September 1 - 30, 2017, 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Visit Kentucky's most famous historic site, My Old Kentucky Home, to explore its connection to the American Civil War. Learn how mid-19th century public sentiment was forever changed by the house that inspired the world-famous song, "My Old Kentucky Home," and how the family was connected to the Union war effort, while other family members split away to join the forces of the Confederacy.  The song “My Old Kentucky Home” ...
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Weep No More, Victorian Funeral Customs at My Old Kentucky Home Bardstown, KY

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October 1 - 31, 2017, 9:15 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Weep No More, an exhibit on Victorian Mourning Customs is coming to My Old Kentucky Home! Social customs related to the death of a family member during the Victorian era encouraged practices that publicly demonstrated the grief that the remaining family members were experiencing. Door knobs would be draped in black, as would door entries, mirrors, portraits of the deceased loved one, and clocks were stopped at the time of ...
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"Merry & Bright," Christmas Tours of My Old Kentucky Home Bardstown, KY

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November 4, 2017 - January 6, 2018, 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Guides in Victorian hoop skirts and gentleman in tailcoats sing the song “My Old Kentucky Home,” on your tour of Kentucky’s most famous landmark decorated for Christmas, My Old Kentucky Home!
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