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Danville, KY 40422-1927
Phone: (859) 936-9300
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Standing still as of the oldest buildings in the Kentucky School for the Deaf, the Jacobs Hall is said to be a National Historic Landmark. A hall that contains of the recreational place for the students dormitory and the classrooms from the 1850s, the hall is historic and a major attraction of the University. This hall was also listed on the Register of National Historic Places in the year 1966.
The Beriah Magoffin Monument is located in the Spring Hill Cemetery of Harrodsburg, Kentucky and is built to commemorate the 21st Governor of Kentucky. Beriah Magoffin sought to maintain neutrality for Kentucky when the Civil War started, however was forced to resign by the pro –Union forces. The monument was dedicated around 1900. Atypical of the monuments built in 1900, Magoffin’s portrait is draped in toga significant of the neoclassical style. On the 17th of July of 1997 the Beriah Magoffin Monument was added to the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Civil War Monuments of Kentucky Multiple Property Submission.
Visitors to the peaceful green fields of the Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site may find the tranquil expanse of prairie relatively calm, but it was on this site that the largest battle in Kentucky took place. To help visitors understand the space of this large conflict, several signs, monuments and even cannons marking notable artillery positions have been established through the park. An interpretive museum on site further connects guests to the tense historical event that occurred in a sleepy field in the middle of the state.
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is one of the most scenic and historic site of Shaker religious community. With its ancient buildings and countryside, this site is designated as National Historic Landmark District. The site also has many inns, dining places, stores and many fun-filled activities to indulge in for a perfect getaway experience. Check the website for more.
Ichthus Farm finds itself spread over a luscious 11 acres in the city of Wilmore. This farm comes alive annually during the legendary Ichthus Music Festival that takes place over 3 days. Fully equipped with ample parking, handicap accessibility, smokers corners, tents and stages, this venue is highly sought after especially by organizers of big events which require all logistics to be in place.
Confederate Memorial in Nicholasville is a historic statue located in Jessamine County, Kentucky. The memorial consist of a 11-foot (3.4-meter) granite pedestal and seven-foot (2.1-meter) bronze statue of a soldier with a knapsack and hat. It was built in 1896, and 3500 spectators came to witness the occasion of its dedication. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 17, 1997.
The Springfield Baptist Church is a beautiful historic church that is located across the Lincoln Park Road. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, it was erected in 1910.
In a state world famous for its Bourbon production, a visit to a distillery is a must on every itinerary. The historic Four Roses Bourbon Distillery provides engaging guided tours that offer a glimpse of Kentucky's Bourbon-making legacy as well as that of the distillery itself. Established in 1910, the Spanish Mission-style structure features on the National Register of Historic Places, and is nestled in the countryside by the Salt River. Tours begin with an audio-visual clip, proceed to exploring the establishment and end with tastings.
This historic home is built by Mordecai Lincoln, the paternal uncle of Abraham Lincoln. It is built in the Federal style of architecture and is the only home owned by the Lincoln family that is still in existence. The beautiful rectangular structure with a grass bed around it makes a beautiful sight. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.