Steampunk Weekend at the Kentucky Renaissance Fair

This coming weekend sees the Fourth Annual Steampunk Weekend at the Kentucky Renaissance Fair on June 20th & 21st, 2015 and the Pandora Society will be there to host the Steampunk shenanigans!

May 17th, 1875 – The First Winner of the Kentucky Derby!

On May 17th, 1875, fifteen horses were entered in the first Kentucky Derby, two of them fillies. The track was fast, the weather was fine, and 10,000 people were in attendance. Aristides was one of two horses entered by Hal McGrath. The other was Chesapeake. Both horses wore the green and orange silks of H.P. […]

This Day in History – March 3rd, 1900

William Justus Goebel was an American politician who served as the 34th Governor of Kentucky for four days in 1900 after having been mortally wounded by an assassin the day before he was sworn in; he finally died on March 3rd, 1900. Goebel remains the only state governor in the United States to be assassinated while […]

Sunday Summary – January 18th, 2014

So what did you miss this week? Monday, January 12th, the Aeronautical Society of Great Britain took flight, we looked at the Sacred Art of Tea, and there was an interview with me, Mr. Fox!     Tuesday, January 13th, the city of New Orleans burnt to the ground in 1830 . . . again, in 2014 the city celebrated and […]

Kentucky & Indiana Pin Design Contest

Back in 2009 the Ohio Steampunk Society was formed and adopted a steampunked version of the Buckeye flag as its emblem. Last year The Pandora Society began producing pins of the flag and they have become very popular . . . even Paul McGann (the 8th Doctor Who) has one. 2014 also saw the formal […]

The Diabolical Steam Machine Of The Bluegrass – Lexington, KY

The Diabolical Steam Machine Of The Bluegrass is a group of crafters and airship pirates centered around the city of Lexington in Kentucky.  The group meets on the third Saturday of every month and holds a time travelers tea party. All are welcome to come and share their latest adventures and creations with us! We will also […]

Corn Island Steampunk Society – Jeffersonville, Indiana

The Corn Island Steampunk Society is an active Adventurers club for local Steampunk Enthusiasts, Time Travelers, Airship Pirates, Neo-Victorians, Retro Historians, Space Cowboys, Artists, Writers and Adventurers in Louisville, KY and surrounding areas in southern Indiana, and parts of Ohio. The Corn Island Steampunk Society meets the 3rd Sunday of every month, unless otherwise noted […]

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