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Historic Houses in Kentucky

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Category points to the historic houses and now museums of Kentucky. These resources offer brief histories, locations and maps, and exhibit details.
  • Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate

    Introduction to Henry Clay and his legacy, his residence Ashland, and educational opportunities found there.

  • Bodley-Bullock House

    Federal style house built in 1814 offers a cantilevered elliptical staircase and beautiful restored garden adjunct the home.

  • Ephraim McDowell House Museum

    Dr. Ephraim McDowell's home and physician's office was the site of the first ovarian tumor removal in the world. The surgery was a success, and Jane Todd Crawford lived an additional 32 years.

  • Mary Todd Lincoln House

    Showcases the restored, refurbished two-story brick childhood home of Mary Todd Lincoln. Includes history of the house and visitor's guide. Located in Lexington.

  • Riverview at Hobson Grove

    Atwood and Juliet van Meter Hobson's Italianate home was built near the Barren River during the 1850's but not finished until 1872 after the Civil War.

  • White Hall State Historic Site

    Built in Clermont in 1799 by Revolutionary War veteran General Green Clay then remodeled by his son Cassius M. Clay about 1860 and renamed White Hall.

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