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April 15th

Philippa Campsie: Changing History

  • Admission: Free to the public, but registration is required.
  • Location: American Printing House for the Blind
  • 1839 Frankfort Ave.
  • Louisville, Kentucky 40206
  • Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Email: kcarpenter@aph.org
  • Phone: (502) 899-2213

Philippa Campsie: Changing History

The past doesn’t change. But history changes all the time because of new new findings and different interpretations. Canadian historian Phillipa Campsie took a deep dive into Charles Barbier, the man thought to have inspired Louis Braille. At a museum in Paris, she asked the director about  him, and the director brought Ms. Campsie an archival box of unread documents. The results of her research ended up transforming the way our Musueum interpets the history of blindness. 

Call 502-899-2213 or email kcarpenter@aph.org to register. For adults and older children.

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