Pioneer Times Banner

Graphic Enterprises - Home of the Pioneer Times USA - A Web Site for Living History

 

dayinhihstory

http://graphicenterprises.net MAKE US YOUR HOME PAGE (Internet Explorer only)

 

Search Our Site
 

Rebecca Boone
A Portrayal by Bonnie Strassell

Strassel for ad small
Presented by The Painted
 Stone Settlers
April 2, 2015 - 7:00PM
Shelbyville, KY
LEARN MORE

New to the Website

2014 Stories & Photos

Historic Web Site Links

Bluegrass Heritage Museum

Capital City Museum

Mandy The Storyteller
Blue Sage Mercantile
Virginia Floor Cloth Co.
White Hall State Historic Site
Fort Boonesborough Foundation
The Painted Stone Settlers
Battle of Blue Licks
Kenton Kin Association
Fort Boonesborough Living History
Buck Creek Muzzle Loaders
Days of Knights

Civil War Sites

Perryville Battlefield
Civil War Fort at Boonesboro
Friends lof Perryville Battlefield

Products for Sale

Maggie Delaney,
Indentured Servant
maggiecovsm
60 Min DVD
$20.00 +S&H
Order Online

galleryLogo_sm

Visit us on You Tube
youtube

 

 

March is Women’s History Month

By Presidentail Proclamation

Rachel Jackson - The Gentle Wife of a Controversial President

Although their life was plagued with rumors of bigamy, the real story was much simpler. Rachel Donelson married Lewis Robards at the age of 17. His unreasonable jealousy forced her to separate from him and return from Kentucky to her family in Tennessee. She heard that he had filed for divorce. In 1791 she married Andrew Jackson. Two years later they received word that Robards had just then filed for divorce on the grounds of adultery. It seems he had previously obtained permission to file for a divorce but not done so. Now he filed, citing adultery since she had married Jackson. 

Read more......

first-lady-rachel-jackson

Scalped - The Story of Peggy Chenoweth

chenoweth sh small

We begin our series of articles on for Women’s History Month with the story of Peggy Chenoweth. Scalped in the spring house on her family’s property near Middletown, Kentucky in 1789 the Indians left Mrs. Chenoweth for dead. Instead she recovered and lived well into her 80’s. Read more......

scalped small

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society.

About Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as”Women’s History Week."  Throughout the next five years, Congress continued to pass joint resolutions designating a week in March as "Women’s History Week."  In 1987 after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated the month of March 1987 as ”Women’s History Month." Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the President to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month.  Since 1995, Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as ”Women’s History Month.” 

From the Law Library of Congress' guide to the legislative history of Women's History Month.

Learn more at www.womenshistorymonth.gov

Click here for Stories of Women from Women’s History Month of past years.

nov

Calendar of Events for 2015

Now with printable pages for each month

cale3

See each month’s listing of coming events!

In addition to our front page listings, click on the Calendar of Events to see each months listing in a printable form. Have an event to be added to the free calendar? Email information to us or consider advertising here where your ad will be viewed by thousands of people weekly. Ad rates.

March 21-22, 2015 Kalamazoo Living History Show - Kalamazoo, MI
April 1, 2015 Author Eddie Price at Historic Locust Grove, Louisville KY
April 2, 2015 - Rebecca Boone presented by Bonnie Strassell - 7pm The Stratton Center, Shelbyville, KY Free and open to the
           public. Refreshments served. Visit www.paintedstonesettlers.org for more information.
April 18-19, 2015 - Women on the Frontier - Fort Boonesborough State Park
April 18-19, 2015 An Early Modern Muster of Arms - Historic Fort Wayne , Fort Wayne, IN
April 25-26, 2015 Seven Years War at Fort Boonesborough State Park

Maggie Composite

Maggie Delaney, Indentured Servant
Tells Her Story

Returning for the third time to Fort Boonesborough’s February Fireside Chats, Maggie Delaney did not disappoint. Carol Jarboe first debuted her presentation of the story of an indentured servant in 2009. Since then she and her husband Rev. John Jarboe have traveled thousands of miles to countless venues to deliver this tale.

It is an emotional tale of hardship in the early days of the American colonies. Not only does Jarboe go through a myriad of emotions she takes the audience through her emotional journey with her. Her story begins in Ireland and ends in America. It is one woman’s journey to find a better life for herself and her family.
Learn more.....
 

35MM_R_2

Newsreel Clip coming soon!

Lyman C. Draper - From The Locust Grove Lecture Series

DSC02626a

James Holmberg

Jim Holmberg of The Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY presented the program at the February Lecture Series at Historic Locust Grove. Lyman Draper was fascinated with the early settlement period of the Trans-Allegheny region and spent a life time collecting documents, stories and accounts from the area with a strong focus on Kentucky and Tennessee.

Although he spent his life collecting, Holmberg classifies him as “a procrastinator” who never really achieved his end purpose of compiling and writing. But regardless of whether or not he achieved his purpose or whether or not his methods

were ethical - he left behind a wealth of information that may never have been saved. Read more....

composite draper

Fort Boonesborough Hosts the first of the 2015 Fireside Chats

The Doctor 2
The Doctor 1

Albert Roberts portrays an 18th Century Physician. During his performance Saturday night at Fort Boonesborough he selected a young boy from the audience to demonstrate his skills such as bloodletting and amputations to a full crowd.

History our own backyard!

I, too, am a Kentuckian....Abraham Lincoln

DSC05584 lincoln

For February we bring you a photojournalist’s look at The Abraham Lincoln Memorial at Waterfront Park in Louisville, KY The Memorial consists of a small amphitheater, the large Lincoln Sculpture and Four Bas Relief Sculptures of events from Lincoln’s life Learn more....

ad rates

New Websites

jh golf 2

Catalpa

GIS 4

Lower Howards

transit logo

Priceadtag2

Hayes

General Content Websites

gewd ad tag
Cowpen
Holly Rood Sq
Thornhill
Beer Cheese Trail
Frankfort Parks
stuff recycling

Eastwood

Kentucky Old Mill Association
Mineola Logo
Grahams Bootstore
Bryson's Photography
Wag  Logo
 Clark County Kentucky  ASAP
Caribou Rocks

DBPioneer Festival

The Wallace Collection

Mad Anne Bailey on DVDMadAnneCover
45 Min DVD $20.00 + S&H
Order Online!

Behringer Crawford

  • DSC01991c
  • DSC01994c
  • DSC02013c
  • DSC02016c
  • DSC02018c
 

The Behringer Crawford Museum

As trains were the order of the week we made a visit to the Behringer-Crawford Museum in Devou Park in Covington, Kentucky. But it wasn’t the Christmas display but the permanent display of trains, minatures and even a full size trolley car in the lobby that caught our photographers eye. The theme of the museum is Rivers, Roads, Rails and Runways and examines transportation in the Cincinnati area in a bygone era. A wonderful place for children the museum examines the steamboat with a room dedicated to that time period.
 Click here

ralph marcum  the law

People in the Spotlight

Ralph Marcum: Renaissance Man

Author Charles Hayes takes a look at a multi talented Kentuckian in his new book THE LIFE & TIMES OF RALPH MARCUM” Click here.

steaming

Steaming into the new year!

As always the holidays of 2014 meant trains, trains and more trains. Pioneer Times set up a display of a Holiday Wonderland complete with Toy Trains at the Oldham County Historical Society. The display was available during Light Up LaGrange and other events in the Rob Morris Chapel at the History Center Campus. Click here to view the trains and Christmas village.

All stories and event photos from 2014 have moved.
Click here to view these stories.

Looking for a Story that was previously on the Home Page?
 Check for past stories here

Click for Louisville, Kentucky Forecast x

Online Reference
Dictionary, Encyclopedia & more
Word:
by:
 

Make us your homepage  



 

35MM_R_2

 

Pioneer Times
Weekend Newsreels

Haven’t seen all the recent newsreels then check out

NEWSREEL CENTRAL

Newsreels require

get_flash_player

Click for free Download

.  

gelong

Graphic Enterprises - A Full Service Graphics Company
Web Design, Screen Printing, Photography and Video

USAB
GREATBRB
KENTCKYB
INDIANAB
OHIOB
WVIRGINB
TENNESSB

x

The Photo Gallery of Events

18th Century Living History Events

Fort Boonesborough Events

19th Century Living History Events

Civil War Living History Events

Timeline Events

Indoor Trade Events

Museums, Workshops, Schools and Other Events

© 2003 - 2014 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
GRAPHIC ENTERPRISES