Short Summary of Past Meetings to Whet Your Appetite:
March 3, 2014 - Dr. Marshal Myers - "Am I free Yet." Emancipation Confusion in Kentucky.
April 12, 2014 - 9th Annual Park Day cleanup at Fort Boone in the Leslie Morris Park on Fort Hill, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. We will clean out bushes growing around the stone wall and pickup tree limbs that have fallen over the winter. For more information call Capital City Museum 502-696-0607
June 2, 2014 - Dr Edward Coffman - The Life of Thomas Hines CSA
June 7, 2014 - Commemoration of June 10/11 1864 Confederate attack on Frankfort. Various events will take place between 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Fort Boone in the Leslie Morris Park on Fort Hill. For more information call Capital City Museum 502-696-0607
September 8, 2014 - Dave Deatrick – The 1863 Kentucky Cattle Rustling Raid
December 1, 2014 - Bill Ambrose - Simmonds Artillery Battery
December 2, 2013 - James Prichard - Frankfort in the Civil War
September 9, 2013 - Jim Hoffman - Theodore Davis a special artist to Harper's Weekly
June 3, 2013 - Jennifer Koch - The Civil War and Liberty Hall
December 3, 2012 - Charles Bogart - General Early as a Major in the Virginia Volunteers 1848-1849
March 1, 2010 -- Dr Steve McBridge, Manager of Camp Nelson Civil War Park, will speak on recent archeological work at Camp Nelson.
January 4, 2010 - Mike West - Civil War Music
September 14, 2009 - John Trowbridge, Command Historian for the Kentucky National Guard, spoke about the Battle of Dog Walk. And you thought the Battle of Augusta was obscure! This little noted and seldom remembered fight at Dog Walk, near Lawrenceburg, took place shortly after the Confederate evacuation of Frankfort in 1862 and involved many of the same people who had just been in Kentucky's capital city. Folks who hear this presentation most certainly will learn something new about the Civil War!
June, 2009 - Dr. Richard Taylor, former poet laureate of Kentucky, spoke about Abraham Lincoln and read some of his sonnets he wrote about Lincoln.
March, 2009 - Greg Biggs, a frequent CWRT speaker, described the 1862 collapse of the Confederate defensive line in Kentucky.
January, 2009 - Mike West and Nicky Hughes of Saxton's Cornet Band spoke about and demonstrated brass band music of the Civil War era.
September, 2008 - Stuart Sanders, a Civil War specialist with the Kentucky Historical Society, spoke about the Battle of Augusta, Kentucky.
June, 2008 -- Chris Kolakowski, then director of the Perryville Enhancement Project, spoke about the 1862 Kentucky campaign and the Battle of Perryville.