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Ward Hall
Ward Hall Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Georgetown-Scott County, KY
Historic Site in Georgetown, KY USA
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Ward Hall, located 1782 Frankfort Road, US460 west, 1 mile from downtown Georgetown. Ward Hall, 1853, is said -to be the largest Greek Revival Architecture in Kentucky, and referred to as the finest example of Greek Revival Architecture in the south.


Civil War Fort at Boonesboro
Civil War Fort at Boonesboro
Historic Site in Winchester, KY USA

earthwork fortification was built by Union Soldiers The earthwork fortification was built by Union Soldiers to defend the ford and ferry at Boonesboro. A scenic trail provides a beautiful view of the Kentucky River.

Historic Locust Grove
Historic Locust Grove
Historic Site in Louisville, KY USA

Historic house museum Locust Grove, circa 1790 tells the story of builders William and Lucy Clark Croghan, the enslaved Africans who worked on the property and Revolutionary War her General George Rogers Clark.

Holly Rood- Clark Manson
Holly Rood- Clark Manson things to do on a rainy day in Lexington, KY
Historic Site in Winchester, KY USA

Historic Home Built in 1814 by James Clark, 13th Governor of Kentucky, the house follows the simple lines of Federal style architecture. Tours by appointment.

Leeds Center for the Arts
Leeds Center for the Arts things to do on a rainy day in Lexington, KY
Historic Site in Winchester, KY USA

historic theater The Leeds Theatre is a single-screen movie theater in downtown Winchester, Kentucky. One of Winchester's first movie houses, the theater was purchased by S.D.


Lighting of the Trace
Lighting of the Trace
Historic Site in Frankfort, KY USA

Christmas Embrace the holiday season in all its magnificence as we illuminate the colorful, festive displays at the Distillery, featuring the Kentucky State University Choir and a visit from Santa.

Old Washington
Old Washington
Historic Site in Maysville, KY USA

a frontier history and Civil War history site Old Washington, a historic district of Maysville, is one of Kentucky's best kept secrets! It is not only a great antiques shopping spot, but was the pioneer gateway to the West in the late 1700's and 2 of the original log cabins are now museums.

St. Francis De Sales Mission
St. Francis De Sales Mission things to do on a rainy day in Georgetown-Scott County, KY
Historic Site in Georgetown, KY USA

St. Frances de Sales Mission is the oldest church in the Diocese of the Covington. It was originally built in 1794 and was rebuilt in 1820. The historic cemetery is located across the street for the church.

Mainstrasse Village
Mainstrasse Village
Historic Site in Covington, KY USA

Historic Site A historic German neighborhood with over 30 businesses comprised of shops, restaurants, hotels and taverns.


University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
Historic Site in Lexington, KY USA

The largest university in the state. Founded in 1865, the University of Kentucky is the largest in the state. UK is a positive influence of the educational and cultural life of the city. Walking tours are available.

Ward Hall Open House
Ward Hall Open House things to do on a rainy day in Kentucky
Historic Site in All Locations, KY USA

Ward Hall, completed in 1857, is considered one of the nation's finest Greek Revival-style mansions. Ward Hall's center hallway is dominated by a copy of George Peter Alexander Healey's 1860 portrait of Sallie Ward, a celebrated Kentucky belle of her day. Open 1-6 p.m.

Ward Hall Open House
Ward Hall Open House things to do on a rainy day in Georgetown-Scott County, KY
Historic Site in Georgetown, KY USA

Ward Hall, completed in 1857, is considered one of the nation's finest Greek Revival-style mansions. Ward Hall's center hallway is dominated by a copy of George Peter Alexander Healey's 1860 portrait of Sallie Ward, a celebrated Kentucky belle of her day. Open 1-6 p.m.


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