History Cherokee is a nonprofit organization that relies on donor and member support to fulfill its mission of collecting, preserving, and sharing Cherokee County history.

Your contributions help to further HC's mission by providing essential support that directly impacts the community through preservation advocacy, research, collection, and preservation of History Cherokee archives, operation of the Cherokee County History Center, Research Center, and enriching educational community programming.

Explore the ways that you can make an impact!


Gain access to the Cherokee County History Center

Become a Member


Give a tax-deductible donation to further our mission.

Make a Donation

Capital Campaign

Contribute to the capital campaign to build the Cherokee County History Center. Select levels come with exclusive recognition opportunities.

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Donate to Collections

Read through our collections policy and discover what items you can donate to our collections.

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Give the gift of time. Explore different volunteer opportunities.

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Kentucky Derby Day

An annual benefit of History Cherokee