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Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
- Focuses on his life and Thomas Lincoln's Sinking Spring Farm with the cabin. Includes photos and visitor information. An official National Parks Service site. Located near Hodgenville.
- Restored home reflects the lifestyle of the prominent Smith-Garrett family at the close of the "Golden Age." Provides information about tours, schedules, a group registration form and driving directions. Located in Princeton.
Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate
- Features guided tour of 18-room mansion, 6 outbuildings and 1846 cottage. Furnished with Clay family antiques and other memorabilia. Includes house history, floor plan, photos, hours, ticket prices and directions. Located in Lexington.
- Built c. 1814 for Lexington Mayor Thomas Pindell. Visitor information and photos.
- A 14-room Federal-style home that was the center of the 19th-century hemp plantation of John and Lucy Speed. Includes schedule and calendar of events. Located in Louisville.
- Historically known as Hopemont, was built by John Wesley Hunt in 1814, known as the first millionaire west of the Alleghenies. Visitor information and photos. Located in Lexington.
Liberty Hall and the Orlando Brown House
- Features two houses: circa 1796 Liberty Hall built by John Brown, one of the first United States senators, and the Orlando Brown House, circa 1835, owned by the senator's youngest son. Displays original furniture, silver, china, brass and family portraits. Includes events, admission rates, hours and directions. Located in Frankfort.
- Circa 1790 Georgian mansion served as the last home of General George Rogers Clark, Revolutionary War hero. Features crafted furniture, portraits, prints, textiles, domestic objects and select artifacts originally belonging to the Clark and Croghan families. Includes events, hours, admission, map and directions. Located in Louisville.
- An example of Gothic Revival architecture in Kentucky, reflecting the Romantic Movement of the 1850s, a reflection of the social lifestyles and opulence of the day. Located in Lexington.
Mary Todd Lincoln House
- A simple two story brick building on West Main Street was home to Robert S. Todd and his family, including his daughter Mary, wife of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Located in Lexington.
McDowell House Museum
- Provides historical, descendant and tourist information. Contains hours, fees, and directions to location in Danville.
Riverview at Hobson Grove
- A hilltop home that began in the late 1850s, but was temporarily halted by the Civil War and finally completed in 1872 with general information and directions located at Bowling Green.
Thomas Edison House
- Home of the inventor who worked in Louisville as a telegrapher from 1866-67. Features some of his inventions. Includes hours, rates, events and directions.
- An example of Greek Revival architecture constructed by Joseph Bryan in 1845. Photo and visitor information.
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