The Madison County Historical Society, Inc. is a non-profit organization with a mission to educate our citizenry and visitors about the county’s unique history, archeology, architecture, and cultural heritage. The MCHS board also collaborates with governmental entities, educational institutions, and public/private businesses and organizations to promote, protect, and preserve Madison County history and heritage.
20 February – Mayor Robert Blythe (Venue: First Baptist Church, Collins & Francis Street)
Topic: Black History Month – “African-American Churches/Pastors”
19 March – Stuart Joynt
Topic: Estill Monument Repairs
16 April – Harry Rice
Topic: Madison County Native Red Foley
21 May – Mack Cox
Topic: Early Kentucky Antiques
18 June – 5th Annual MCHS Recognition Program. Presentations to distinguished Madison County
Historians and preservation organizations.
Short talk: TBA
4 August – Annual Meeting/Picnic Saturday at 6:00pm at Mt. Zion Church
Rachel Lee Rogers in a Chautauqua Presentation
Topic: Jean Richie
17 September – Donna Dodd Jones
Topic: Local Women’s Suffrage Movement
Late September – 5th Annual Cemetery Tour -- Details TBA
15 October – Hugh A. Moran IV
Topic: His Ancestral Breck and Clay Families
Regular meeting date is normally the 3rd Thursday of the month with meetings in the Community Room (Lower Level) of the Madison County Library at corner of West Main and 5th Street.
Regular meeting time is 6:30 pm. Announcements will be made via Facebook, E-Mail and Community Calendar in the Richmond Register