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Kentucky Heritage Council Photo Library

Kentucky Heritage Council event photo albums.

2012 Kentucky Main Street Program Awards

27 Photos in Album

Heart of Danville Excellence in Four-Point Approach Award accepted by Julie Wagner, executive directorPhotos from the 2012 Kentucky Main Street Program Awards ceremony Wednesday, January 25 at the historic Grand Theatre in Frankfort. Congratulations to all these deserving managers and projects!

2011 Ida Lee Willis Memorial Preservation Awards

47 Photos in Album

Mrs. Sally Willis Meigs presents Bob Polsgrove with the Ida Lee Willis Memorial AwardRobert M. "Bob" Polsgrove of Frankfort received the 2011 Ida Lee Willis Memorial Award during the 33rd Annual Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation Preservation Awards ceremony May 24 at the Kentucky Governor's Mansion, presented by the Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation in partnership with the Kentucky Heritage Council. Also honored during the ceremony were student winners of the 13th Annual Statewide Photo-Essay Competition, co-sponsored by Preservation Kentucky Inc. and the Heritage Council.

KAAHC "Mini-Conference" November 5, 2010

41 Photos in Album

Christy McCravy, Chair of the African American Heritage Foundation Board of DirectorsThe Kentucky African American Heritage Commission presented a "Mini-Conference" November 5 at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage in Louisville, on the topic of creating an African American heritage museum network throughout the state. Photos by Dr. John Hardin.

2010 Ida Lee Willis & Photo Essay Awards

42 Photos in Album

Mrs. Sally Willis Meigs, daughter of Ida Lee Willis, with Clyde Reynolds Carpenter and Stephen L. CollinsPhotos from the 2010 Ida Lee Willis Memorial Preservation Awards and Statewide Photo-Essay Competition, which took place May 26 at the Kentucky Governor's Executive Mansion. The highest award of the day, the Ida Lee Willis Memorial Award, went to Clyde Reynolds Carpenter of Lexington, chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Historic Preservation, who was honored for his lifelong commitment to preservation and design, his leadership in the UK College of Architecture and his dedication to educating students and others of the value of Kentucky’s built environment.

Lincoln Heritage Scenic Highway

5 Photos in Album

Lincoln statue, Hodgenville squarePhotos along the Lincoln Heritage Scenic Highway, designated a National Scenic Byway in October 2009.

KY Main Street 30th Anniversary Awards Ceremony

56 Photos in Album

Bellevue Renaissance CommitteeSeven Kentucky Main Street communities – Bellevue, Elizabethtown, Fort Thomas, Henderson, Murray, Springfield and Winchester – were honored during an evening ceremony October 21,2009 at the Grand Theatre in Frankfort as part of the Kentucky Main Street Program's Best Practices Conference and 30th Anniversary Celebration. The awards recognized outstanding building rehabilitation and downtown revitalization projects created and managed by Main Street communities.

Judge Joseph Holt House Community Day

64 Photos in Album

Visitors wait to tour the housePhotos from the Judge Joseph Holt House Kentucky Lincoln Heritage Trail Community Day and Open House August 15, 2009 in rural Breckinridge County, attended by more than 1,500 individuals who toured the house and family cemetery.

Kentucky Main Street Program 30th Anniversary

106 Photos in Album

Logo unveilingPhotos from the Kentucky Main Street Program's 30th Anniversary Celebration Thursday, February 26, 2009 at the Kentucky State Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.

Last Updated 3/13/2009