Published continuously since 1903, the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society is among the oldest historical journals in the United States and continues to provide fresh perspectives on the history of Kentucky and its people. The Register includes the work of leading scholars on the commonwealth but is widely accessible to general readers interested in Kentucky history.
The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) was formed in 1836 by a group of prominent Kentuckians intent on preserving the history of the commonwealth. As an agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, the society provides support and educational services to its members, and collaberates with more than 430 local historical organizations. KHS collects, preserves, conserves, interprets and shares information, memories and materials from Kentucky’s past to assist those interested in exploring and preserving the state's heritage.