Local History Events for the Next 90 Days
Mon, Jul 22, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Tue, Jul 23, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Wed, Jul 24, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Thu, Jul 25, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Fri, Jul 26, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Sat, Jul 27, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Sun, Jul 28, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Mon, Jul 29, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Tue, Jul 30, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Wed, Jul 31, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Thu, Aug 01, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Fri, Aug 02, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Sat, Aug 03, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Sun, Aug 04, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Mon, Aug 05, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Tue, Aug 06, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Wed, Aug 07, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Thu, Aug 08, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Fri, Aug 09, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Sat, Aug 10, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Sun, Aug 11, All day
Main Library - Art Gallery
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales... more
Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching fugitive slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. While the unnumbered routes of the Underground Railroad encompassed countless square miles the path Michna-Bales documented encompasses roughly 2 000 miles and is based off of actual sites cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey. Whether they were slaves trying to escape or free blacks and whites trying to help both sides risked everything for the cause of freedom. From the cotton plantations south of Natchitoches Louisiana all the way north to the Canadian border this series of photographs by Michna-Bales helps us imagine what the long road to freedom may have looked like as seen through the eyes of one of those who made this epic journey.

Sun, Sep 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Scheben Branch - Meeting Room AB
Interview your grandparent and... more
Interview your grandparent and create a special memory keepsake.

Thu, Sep 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room A
Join Dr. Gary Walton, from NKU, for... more
Join Dr. Gary Walton, from NKU, for an intriguing look at the colorful history of Newport, Kentucky and the people who made it notorious during the first half of the 20th Century. Based upon Dr. Walton's book, "The Prince of Sin City". Book sale and signing to follow presentation.

Sat, Oct 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Boone County Historian and Germanna... more
Boone County Historian and Germanna Colony descendant Michael Rouse speaks on the history of these important Boone County ancestors.