Sunday, February 3, 2013

Hunt-Morgan House


 

The Hunt-Morgan House and gardens, located in Lexington, Kentucky, is a Federalist-style house that was built in 1814 by John Wesley Hunt.  It is reminiscent of the days when Lexington was known for its affluent lifestyle.  Today, it serves as a Civil War museum.

After you tour the museum, you can visit the small, but lovely garden which features hydrangeas and a gazebo. It is often used as the setting for wedding pictures.  In fact, the entire facility can be rented for weddings.

The museum is open from March 1 through mid December.  Tours are offered Wednesday - Friday and Sunday from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM each hour.  On Saturday,tours are from 10:00 - 3:00 PM.  There is a small admission fee.

8 comments:

  1. There appears to be a lot of gardens in Kentucky!

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    1. Yes, there are. And many of them are attached to historical sites.

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  2. Visiting the house would be as fun as the garden.

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  3. Civil War museums are very interesting. Throw in a little garden too - a bonus!

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  4. I bet it would be beautiful for weddings.

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