8th Annual Holt Home Community Day, September 24th,
Highlights from the 2016 8th Annual Holt Home Community
Photo Credit for the the photos on this page to Glen
Arnold, Arnold Studios & More, Garfield, Ky.
Maurice Lucas, Breckinridge County Judge Executive
about the improvements for the Holt Home and continued
Susan B. Dyer President, Friends of the Holt Home, and local
“ Preservation at its Best” is when local people get
involved, dream big, and work diligently changing attitudes,
teaching preservation and the importance of saving our heritage
telling Joseph Holt’s national significance with President
Buchanan and President Lincoln.
Hardin County Circuit Judge Kelly Easton, Master of Ceremonies
Judge Kelly Easton, Honoring James L. Wimsatt , 98 year old who
has given the gift of art, The famous Holt print to be used for
all events, programs, and website for the Friends of the Holt
Home and upcoming book of Susan Dyer.
Tamara Langman, Actor’s Theater, Costume Shop Coordinator.
Spoke about the importance of costumes with living history.
Julie Mario Kemper, Senior Curator, KY Historical Society, KY
History Mobile. ( Kentucky Historical Society) is a state
partner with the Judge Joseph Holt Home.
Alison O’Donoghue Mattingly, singing the National Anthem,
Jonathan Bennett, Coach, Civil War Baseball Game, Inviting
visitors to the period baseball game. Much work and preparation
was done by the Vintage Baseball team, All Volunteers!!!!
Craig Potts, Exec. Director, KY Heritage Council/ State
Preservation Office. Spoke of partnerships and strengths with
local communities. Life time partner with the Judge Joseph Holt
Judge Tommy Turner, La Rue County Judge Executive, Former Co.
Chair KY Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and on the National
Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.Spoke about the KY Lincoln
Bicentennial Commission making Holt Home a “ Legacy Project” of
the KY Lincoln Bicentennial.
Isaac Myers, Field Representative for Governor Matt Bevin.
Addressed visitors that the Governor’s office would assist.
Dwight D. Butler, Former Kentucky State Representative, The
first local elected official to assist with bringing attention
to the historic Holt Home.
Diligently encourages, “ Only
positive work brings good results!”
Susan Dyer, Introducing COL Daniel Kozlowski, Staff Judge
Advocate, Indiana National Guard JAGS as the Friends continue
working to make the Holt Home become a National meeting place
for all the Army JAGS across America. And Introducing David L.
Morgan, Key-note speaker, mentor, friend, and resource for the
historic Holt Home.
Daniel Kozlowski, Staff Judge Advocate Indiana National Guard
JAGS. Spoke about the On Site Training on March 5, 2016 at Judge
Holt’s home. And how important Joseph Holt is to American
History and the United States Army.
David L. Morgan, Key-note speaker, Preservation Advocate for the
Holt Home and Kentucky!
David continues to be a Resource
Agent for the Holt Home since his retirement as Executive
Director at the KY Heritage Council in 2006.
Boy Scott Troop #95 Presenting and Posting of Colors
Presentation of the National Anthem, Boy Scott Troop #95
Kathy Tabor and the Breckinridge Co. Chamber Singers/ Singing
Solo/ Breckinridge Co. Chamber Singers
Kathy Tabor, Directing Breckinridge County Chamber Singers
Visitors came to enjoy the singing and being a part of seeing
step by step how the last official KY Lincoln site in the
Commonwealth is restored.
The record crowd continued throughout the day!
Breckinridge County Chamber Singers/ Partnering their talents
with the Friends of the Holt Home.
KY Home Guard Band played patriotic music before speakers were
Susan Dyer and Tamara Langman take a moment enjoying history
being made at the historic Holt Home.
Blake Bennett with his mother, Lori Bennett
proud member of the Breckinridge County Chamber Singers
Troop 95 in action!
Assistant Scoutmaster Wayne Denner and his wife Stephanie Denner
Ted Guillaum, European Organ Grinder( Beloved by all visitors,
and a crowd favorite!)
Chamber Singers making music!!!!!
Bennett and Ted Guillaum join forces for a welcoming song!
Breckinridge County Vintage Baseball team
A loyal member of the Ninth Michigan Volunteer Infantry
Campsite of the Ninth Michigan Volunteer Infantry as would
appeared doing the Civil War
14th Kentucky Light Artillery preparing the cannon.
Through the day the 14th Light Artillery fired the historic
Civil War cannon, enjoyed by visitors.
The Breckinridge County Vintage Baseball team preparing to eat
Members of the Breckinridge County Vintage Baseball Team ( the
first official KY Lincoln site to host a game!)
Judge Kelly Easton, Portraying Judge Joseph Holt as he threw out
the first pitch in Holt Field to begin the game.
And the pitch was successful for Judge Joseph Holt, portrayed by
Judge Kelly Easton.
What a game it was!!!!!!
Reaching high for the ball!
A mini section of the large crowd.
The baseball game is special at Judge Holt’s home!!!!
KY Home Guard Band, Preparing for the “ Taps” echo
honoring Breckinridge County’s most famous citizen.
Lieutenant COL Jimmy Bagwell, Staff Judge Advocate, United
States Army Cadet Command and Fort Knox and
MSG Jerome D.
Klein, Chief Paralegal NCO United States Army Cadet Command and
Staff Judge Advocate, United States Army Cadet Command and Fort
Knox, Partnering, honoring one of their own.
Salutes given to Brigadier General Joseph Holt “Lincoln’s
Lawyer” and Judge Advocate General.
Honoring the legacy of Judge Joseph Holt
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