The Bullitt County History Museum

Bullitt County Genealogical Society
Program Schedule for 2023

Our meetings are held at 10:00 a.m. in the Bullitt County Fiscal Court Room located in the Bullitt County Courthouse at 300 S Buckman St. Please enter from the rear door of the building next to the old stone jail.

Upcoming Events

  • February 18, 2023 - BCGS Meeting, speaker: Nancy Hitt - speaking on Dr, William Ferring who was a doctor in the Confederate Army, was captured and sent to Johnson Island, a union prison camp in Michigan.

  • March 18, 2023 – Field Trip to the Old Bardstown Village and Civil War Museum located at 310 East Broadway Street, Bardstown, KY

  • April 15, 2023 – BCGS Meeting, Speaker, Rhonda Wathen, President of the Maryland to Kentucky Group. She will be speaking about their event in June and about their and some background on the migration from Maryland to Kentucky

  • May 20, 2023 – BCGS Meeting, Speaker, Geraldine Sutton Stith, will be speaking on the Kelly Green Men. Geraldine is a descendant of the family involved. Come and hear about the Alien Invasion that changed the lives of Geraldine’s family forever! This is a presentation you won’t want to miss!

  • June 17, 2023 - BCGS Meeting, Speaker, Author Erv Klien, will be speaking about the writing process and about his historical fiction book “Subterfuge.”

  • July 15, 2023 – – BCGS Meeting, Speaker, David Strange, he will he share photo presentation on his trip to Australia and New Zealand

  • August 19, 2023 – Field Trip to Smithville Mill located at 3133 South Bardstown Road, Mt Washington, KY

  • September 16, 2023 – BCGS Meeting, Speaker, Gwinn Thompson, Was Abraham Lincoln really born in Hodgenville, Kentucky? Gwinn doesn’t think so come and find out where she believes he was really born. She and her co-author have done meticulous research. This is a presentation you won’t want to miss!

  • October 21, 2023 – - BCGS Meeting, Show and Tell, Being an antique, family heirloom or other item you would like to share be prepared to share some history and background on you item.

  • November 18, 2023 - BCGS Meeting, Speaker, Reggie Van Stockum Jr, will be speaking on World Pandemics

  • December 9, 2023 – Christmas Social – It will be held in the old courthouse at the Bullitt County History Museum.

The Bullitt County History Museum, a service of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is located in the county courthouse at 300 South Buckman Street (Highway 61) in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The museum, along with its research room, is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. Admission is free. The museum, as part of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and is classified as a 509(a)2 public charity. Contributions and bequests are deductible under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code. Page last modified: 27 Feb 2023 . Page URL: