"Go Back And Get It"

Danville Boyle County
Historical Society

Become a member of the DBCAAHS for $15.00 per year.
Or Mail to DBCAAHS, 
c/o Marthetta Clark, PO Box 597, Danville, KY  40423

We would appreciate donations toward our 

African American History Center

Or Mail to DBCAAHS, 
c/o Marthetta Clark, PO Box 597, Danville, KY  40423

The Present

Danville Boyle County African American History Center, 
108 North Second St, Danville, KY  40422

DBCAAHS Basic Information

Past Events and Upcoming Events

Amelia Sleet Burton Colored School


Hilldale Cemetery Records (as of 2 Sep 2020)

Over 1,800 MAPPED burials in all FIVE sections of this historic cemetery, 
plus another 1,600 burials for those who rest there, but have no markings or gravestones.  
This is the first time in Hilldale's 151 year history (first burial 1869) 
that the entire 7.5 acres of the Cemetery have been mapped.

The Past

We Were Here: 
African American History in Danville and Boyle County
History of communities, people, schools, churches, military, basically anything having to do with African American history in Danville and Boyle County

African American Genealogies of Boyle County, Kentucky
At over 1,100 pages, and over 1700 surnames, this is a comprehensive genealogy of African-American families in Boyle County and other area counties.  
This file makes extensive use of B
oyle County marriage records from 1866 to 1976, Lincoln County marriages from 1866 to about 1918, 
Clippings from Danville newspapers, 1820 to the present, Kentucky death records from 1911 to 1965, Kentucky birth records from 1911 to 1999, 
Many out-of-state death and marriage records, Civil War enlistment records at Camp Nelson, 
and World War I and World War II Draft registration and Enlistments.

Vital Records
Cemetery Records, Death Records, Funeral Programs, Marriages

Other Records
Bate School, Census Records, City Directories, Military Records, Miscellaneous Records (Schools, Free Blacks, Wills Listing Slaves)

Information on the Communities
Churches, Organizations, Settlements

Bate School, Buildings, Churches, Maps, People, Street Scenes

PDF and PowerPoint Programs

PAST -- Vital Recs -- Family Recs -- Other Recs -- 
The Community
-- Images -- Presentations -- Resources Page
PRESENT -- DBCAAHS -- History Center -- Past Events -- ASB Colored School -- Links