Living History: John Marshall Harlan

Date: Sep 14, 6 p.m.

Barr Memorial Library - Barr Memorial Library 62 W Spearhead Division Ave Fort Knox, Kentucky 40121 United States Google Map

Justice John Marshall Harlan (1833-1911), dissented in some of the most important civil rights cases during his 33 years on the U.S. Supreme Court. Through Harlan was born in Boyle County to a prominent slaveholding family, and once a slaveholder himself, he fought for the Union during the Civil War after graduating from Centre College and earning his law degree at Transylvania.

This event is funded, in part, by The Kentucky Humanities Council, Inc., and the National Endowment for the Humanities.