A huge fire engulfed Brazil’s 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, lighting up the night sky with towering flames as firefighters and museum workers raced to save historical relics from the blaze.
How are you celebrating Black History Month this year? Special guest Leah Craig stopped by today to tell us all about the Hopewell Museum, where you can learn more about the contributions made by Garrett Morgan, notable Black inventor and historical figure. Check out this segment to learn about his life, and learn more about the Hopewell Museum, located in historic Paris-Bourbon county, on their website.
The Spirit of Freedom, an actual transport aircraft that flew in the 1948-49 Berlin Airlift and is now a flying museum about the operation, is visiting the Aviation Museum of Kentucky during October 6-8 at Blue Grass Airport.
The Lexington History Museum, Inc., preserves and tells Lexington history and Foster Ockerman Junior, the Chief Historian of the Lexington History Museum tells the story of the Commonwealth's journey to statehood.