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KHS to host Open House for potential docents at Old State Capitol

Those with passion for Kentucky History, interest in public speaking preferred

By Chelsea Compton
News from Kentucky Historical Society

FRANKFORT, KY (Jan. 22, 2013) - The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) seeks volunteer docents to lead public tours of the Old State Capitol,300 West Broadway Street, Frankfort, KY (502) 564-2301 An open house will be held 9am-1pmCT/10am-2pmET, Saturday, February 2, 2013, for all who are interested in learning about the docent program.

Participants will discover the myths and mysteries associated with the Old State Capitol, a National Historic Landmark and Kentucky’s capitol from 1830 to 1910. This is a free information session about becoming a volunteer docent at KHS. No script memorization or prior knowledge is required, but a passion for Kentucky history and interest in public speaking are preferred.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Phyllis Gilman at 502-564-1792, ext. 4422 or

This story was posted on 2013-01-22 09:46:45
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