Archaeology: The Kentucky Archaeology & Heritage Series

Archaeological Publications of interest can be found at the Kentucky Archaeological Survey website.  These educational booklets include studies of Kentucky before Euro/African American settlement, such as Kentuckians Before Boone and Adena: Woodland Period Moundbuilders of the Bluegrass. Historic Archaeology is represented...

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Historic Preservation in Kentucky

(photo caption: John I Gilderbloom, Erin E. House, and Mathew J. Hanka) The Economics of Historic Preservation in Kentucky, published in partnership with the University of Louisville,  details the economic and social impact of preservation activities in the state. For example, the...

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Window Preservation Standards

The national Window Preservation Standards book catalogs specific methods for the assessment, maintenance, repair, preservation and weatherization of older and historic wooden windows. Many detailed methods, procedures and materials are included, as well as basic strategies for saving older and...

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Kentucky Has a Lot to Celebrate!

The National Historic Preservation Act and the Kentucky Heritage Council turn 50! Passed in 1966, the National Historic Preservation Act was landmark legislation that came about as a response to destructive urban “renewal” policies and the widespread construction of interstate highways cutting swaths...

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