McConnell Fellow presents 'A City Divided'

(January 10, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. John Kleber, a renowned Kentucky and Louisville historian, delivers lecture to St. Matthews Historical Society.
McConnell Fellow presents 'A City Divided'

Dr. John Kleber

Dr. John Kleber, a McConnell Center Fellow and history professor emeritus of Morehead State University, considered the mid-19th century conflicting views of well-known Louisville leaders in a Jan. 9 lecture entitled, "A City Divided." Kleber considered the conflicting views of George Prentice, Walter Haldeman and James Guthrie that influenced Louisville's future.

The event was part of the historical society's monthly lecture series.

About the Beargrass-St. Matthews Historical Society

The Beargrass-St. Matthews Historical Society was formed in 1986 to encourage interest in the history of the area of Jefferson County encompassed by the eastern reaches of Beargrass Creek, with special emphasis on St. Matthews.

The society has published a book entitled, St. Matthews: The Crossroads of Beargrass, written by historian Samuel W. Thomas.

For more information about the lecture series, visit the historical society's webpage.