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August 2016

The Spirit of ’45 Commemoration

August 13, 2016
Bowman Field Louisville, KY United States + Google Map

Oh Saturday August 13th, the 71rst Anniversary of the Spirit of '45 will engulf the entire Bowman Field airport. Historical exhibits, entertainment and activities. Featuring a B-25 bomber. Restored military vehicles, equipment, vintage aircraft, Canteen Dinner Dance and much more! Transport system will shuttle people from the theme area throughout the day. FREE admission - Parking donation of $5

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September 2016

Digging the Past

September 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Falls of the Ohio Visitor Center + Google Map

A fun day at the Falls to learn about archaeology and geology. Open for all ages, with booths on artifacts, flint napping, petroglyphs and more!

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Tribal Voices Pt.1

September 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lawrence County Museum of History, 929 15th Street
Bedford, Indiana 47241
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The Hoosier National Forest is very pleased to offer public presentations this fall by two of Indiana’s well known tribes; the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and the Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma. Join us for these family-friendly events and learn a little bit about Native American heritage and culture: Diane Hunter, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO) and Doug Peconge, Assistant THPO from the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma at the Lawrence County Museum of History 929 15th Street, Bedford, IN 47241. Contact…

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Tribal Voices Pt.2

September 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Dubois County Museum, 2704 N. Newton Street
Jasper, Indiana
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The Hoosier National Forest is very pleased to offer public presentations this fall by two of Indiana’s well known tribes; the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and the Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma. Join us for these family-friendly events and learn a little bit about Native American heritage and culture: Sept. 15, 7 p.m. ET - Michael Pace, former Assistant Chief of the Delaware (Lenape) Tribe of Oklahoma and employee of Conner Prairie Interactive History Museum at the Dubois County Museum 2704…

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Gaslight Festival

September 16, 2016 - September 18, 2016
Conrad-Seaton House, 10320 Watterson Trail
Louisville, KY
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Once again FOAS will be setting up a booth with Corn Island Archaeology for the Gaslight Festival. Come join us and see what we'll dig up this year!

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Walking Tour of Louisville Cemetery

September 18, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

LHL September 18th, Sunday, 2 pm: “Walking Tour of Louisville Cemetery”, Poplar Level Road just south of Eastern Parkway. Tour guides: Michael Jones & Gary Falk Free to Louisville Historical League; non-members: $5.00 donation

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October 2016

International Archaeology Day

October 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday, Oct. 15 – 10 a.m. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208 United States
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International Archaeology Day at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis Sponsored by The Children's Museum of Indianapolis Archaeological Institute of America Society: Central Indiana Saturday, Oct. 15 - 10 a.m. The Children's Museum of Indianapolis 3000 N. Meridian St. Indianapolis, IN 46208 http://www.childrensmuseum.org Roll up your sleeves and get out your pointed trowel! Join us and locations all over the world to celebrate International Archaeology Day with fun and educational archaeology activities! Chat with archaeologists and archaeology students from around Indiana,…

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November 2016

Lost Houses of Louisville

November 29, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
St. Matthews City Hall Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue
Louisville, KY United States
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November 29th, 2:30 to 3:30 pm; St Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue: Our city is known as a great place in which to live. And while we have some very nice residences, we have also lost many fine homes due to fire, urban renewal, and demo for other newer buildings. This talk by architect / historian Steve Wiser will be a stroll down memory lane of beautiful estates and streetscapes that once graced Louisville.

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December 2016

FOAS Holiday Party

December 10, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Market St Inn, 330 W Market St
Louisville, KY United States
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Don't forget our holiday party/ meeting will be Saturday, December 10, at 2pm at the Market St Inn. There is street parking in front of the inn and at the Big Four Station park along Mulberry St. Food and beverages will be available for $6. Gerry Fischer will present on the Kentucky witch trials. We will be holding elections for president-elect, secretary, and treasurer. Please let one of the existing officers know if you would like to be on the…

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May 2017

May Meeting

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Falls of the Ohio Visitor Center + Google Map

The Saturday May 13 meeting of FOAS will feature Mike Linderman who is the Site Director at Angel Mounds. He is in possession of the personal photos/slides of Glenn and Ida Black that details their life during the early excavations at Angel Mound and some of the trips they took with Eli Lilly and wife, and will present a slide presentation to us on this subject. The meeting runs from 2-4 pm and will be held in the auditorium of…

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