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Address: 202 Wilkinson Street, Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone Number: +1 502-227-2560
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Liberty Hall Historic Site was the home of one of Kentucky's most...
Liberty Hall Historic Site was the home of one of Kentucky's most important families. The site contains two houses: Liberty Hall (1796) built by John Brown, one of Kentucky's first United States Senator and the Orlando Brown House (1835), designed by Gideon Shryock, and owned by Senator Brown's second son. The site also includes more than 4 acres of manicured grounds and flower gardens. Guided tours Mon-Sat at 1:30 p.m. Groups tours can be arranged at other times with advance notice.
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Beautiful!!!!!

BEAUTIFUL beyond words!!!!!! I am in love with history so was very overwhelmed by this building and its history.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

BEAUTIFUL beyond words!!!!!! I am in love with history so was very overwhelmed by this building and its history.

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Rio Grande, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

If you like history, you will like this historical site. It can be traced back to General James Wilkinson who laid out the town of Frankfort. Ultimately the home passed to Senator John Brown. The period furnishings are relevant of the time period. Next door to Liberty Hall is the Orlando Brown (son) House constructed in the Greek Revival style.

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The best way to visit Liberty Hall is with a tour led by one of our historians. The tour leader can show you all the ins and outs of the site. You hear the stories of Civil War raids where the house was fired upon, and so much more. It is very inexpensive...Just $3 to tour the site and learn... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I really enjoyed our tour of Liberty Hall. The grounds were amazing and our tour guide was kind and knowledgable. The only complaint I have is that there was restorative work on the exterior and the tour is only once a day. My husband and I were the only couple on time. Two other couples came in late and since... More 

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Louisville, KY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

As many times as I have been to Frankfort I never had the time to visit this site for some reason. It sits next to the Orlando Brown House where you actually start your tour with a 15 minute video of the Brown family who helped shaped Kentucky's history. This is a beautiful old house(Liberty Hall) with some beautiful original... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Visit on Saturday and Sunday on Labor Day Weekend for artists in the gardens and local fare. Only $3 to get in and children under 12 are free! While here take a walk along the River View Park trail and walk around the block to see the Homes of Celebrities in our early history of our nation. Next door to... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I have a great love for history. So, to hear about John Brown and how Liberty Hall came to be, how a man did his duty, despite the cost to his family, the love of his state, and the crushing personal consequences, it made the house all that much more special to me. I truly enjoyed a stroll between this... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

The tour is worth the money and your time because this house and the grounds are gorgeous. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and very friendly.

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Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Two beautiful homes and gardens on the banks of the Kentucky River welcome visitors. Unlike many homes built in the 1700's and restored after years of neglect, this was passed directly from the hands of the last family members into the care of The Colonial Dames. This direct passage means that there are many pieces of original furniture, dishes, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Built in late 1700's with a beautiful home and gardens alongside the Kentucky River. Part of the historical "Corner of Celebraties" historic area.

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Address: 202 Wilkinson Street, Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone Number: +1 502-227-2560
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Frankfort
Average Prices: USD 6 - 6

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