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You Are Invited to the Dedication of the Oldham County Historical Marker:  The Westport Courthouse

6901 Ky. 524, Westport, KY  40077

Dedication at 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 31, 2019


On Saturday, August 31, 2019 The Oldham County Historical Society will have a dedication of :

The Westport Courthouse Historical Marker


The Dedication will take place at the Westport Methodist Church.  The church is the original Oldham County Courthouse and served as the county’s first courthouse from 1828-1838 when it was moved permanently to LaGrange.  Members of the Westport Methodist Church have graciously offered to open their doors for the dedication so visitors can experience this important place for Oldham County.


The Westport Historical Marker is sponsored by Oldham County Tourism.




Introduction and Welcome of Guests:

Nancy Stearns Theiss, Ex. Director

Comments:  Alli N. Robic,  Kentucky Historical Society

“Samples of Oldham County’s First Court Cases” by Genie Fortunato

“Suing for Freedom” a Kentucky Chautauqua Kentucky Humanities presentation by Elizabeth Lawson who portrays Charlotte Dupuy, who sued Henry Clay for her freedom.


Refreshments and entertainment to follow at:  Pickin on the Porch, concert by Robby Cox, food by Knock on Wood, Wine by Little Ky. River Winery and Beer by Mile Wide Brewery.