An Official Website of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Who We Are
An agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, the Kentucky Heritage Council is the State Historic Preservation Office, responsible for the identification, protection and preservation of prehistoric resources and historic buildings, sites and cultural resources throughout the Commonwealth.
Kentucky's historic places are as diverse as its citizens and tell the stories of Kentuckians, our shared history and contribute to quality of life for all.
This site can answer some of your questions about historic buildings, preservation, archaeology, and heritage programs in the Commonwealth. If you have further questions, please contact us.