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Cool history events this week — July 19, 2017

World War I, The Hunger Games and Prohibition are on tap in Louisville this week.

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Election fraud in its purest form: the 1905 Louisville mayoral election

Did you know that in 1907 the Kentucky Court of Appeals actually threw out the results of a mayoral election in Louisville? Just chucked it. Nope. No mayor for you!

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Emilie Todd Helm, younger sister of Mary Todd Lincoln.

Emilie Todd Helm and her big sister, Mary Todd Lincoln: Civil War widows

Guest post by Samantha Sayre Taylor The Mary Todd Lincoln House, 578 W. Main St., Lexington, stands apart from its surroundings; an old woman surrounded by the young and mighty …

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