Fort Boonesborough reenactment set for Sept. 28-29, 2019

Join us for the 1778 Siege of Fort Boonesborough Reenactment on September 28-29, 2019 at Fort Boonesborough State Park in Richmond, Kentucky. Visitors to the 1778 Siege of Fort Boonesborough Reenactment have the opportunity to step back in time for…

Experience The Battle of Richmond

Fought on August 29 and 30th of 1862 the Battle of Richmond is the second-largest Civil War battle fought in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and is the most decisive Confederate victory of the war. The engagement, which was part of…

History of the Irvinton House

The Irvinton House 345 Lancaster Avenue, Richmond KY (CA. 1820/1870) Architecture Irvinton's brick facade was initially designed in the Federal style.  It contained five bays and interior end chimneys projected upward from a low hipped roof.  Between 1830 and 1835…

Richmond – Rich in History

Richmond, founded in 1798, is full of history from the pioneer settlers, to the Civil War and beyond.  With such a rich history, and a thriving restaurant and retail scene, Richmond has long been a magnet for visitors. When thinking…

The Kentucky All ‘A’ Classic is here to stay at EKU

The Kentucky All “A” Classic is back for good! Eastern Kentucky University hosted the small-school basketball tournament for boys’ and girls’ teams from 1991 to 2011. The Frankfort Convention Center had hosted the event the past six years. The decision,…