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Liberty Hall Historic Site

202 Wilkinson Street, Frankfort, KY 40601
502-227-2560
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Ranked #10 of 19 attractions in Frankfort
Type: Historic Sites
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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English first
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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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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

Beth the curator of Liberty Hall gave us a very informed tour on this historical site. They have recently renovated this site and our contining with more. We were the only two on this tour so we got lots of attention!The grounds and gardens are lovely to walk thru when you are done.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Be sure to visit Frankfort's Liberty Hall Historic Site. There are two homes on the site. Liberty Hall is now renovated on the first floor. It is absolutely lovely and breath taking! An April Event will display gowns from the Titanic and that era. I hear the dresses are exquisite. Check out their website for details! I plan on going... More

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