Nancy Stearns Theiss


Nancy Stearns Theiss is a native of Oldham County, where she grew up on the family farm and married her childhood sweetheart. She has degrees in education, biology and environmental studies and has directed several nonprofits. Currently the executive director of the Oldham County Historical Society, she has written history columns for the Louisville Courier-Journal and the Oldham Era and received numerous recognitions for her various endeavors. She is an avid naturalist and historian who believes that knowing your community and the people, places and living things (past and present) around you helps you understand your place in the world.


Oldham County: Life at the River's Edge

Nancy Stearns Theiss


A Tour on the Underground Railroad Along the Ohio River

Nancy Stearns Theiss