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Address: 1782 Frankfort Rd, Georgetown, KY 40325
Phone Number: 859.396.4257
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very fascinating place.

Great history. I didn't know about this place. It has been restored nicely. It's great to happen upon places like this in your travels. America, what a great country.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
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Detroit, Michigan
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Michigan
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Ward Hall was closed, so we simply drove up the driveway for a closer look. The house could be MAGNIFICIENT. We are hoping they have enough funds to begin renovation before it's too late. Brochures and photos we saw are much more complimentary than reality. That poor, amazing structure is in bad need of repair. I peeked in the back... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Great history. I didn't know about this place. It has been restored nicely. It's great to happen upon places like this in your travels. America, what a great country.

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Lexington, KY
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Ward Hall is located in Scott County, Kentucky. About 30 minutes outside of Lexington. This historic location is an example of a Greek Revival antebellum mansion. Beautiful candlelight tours at Christmas. Complete with tour guides dressed in time period costumes. Check their website for directions and times open.

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This historical home is beautiful if you can catch a candlelight tour during Christmas. Great holiday treat

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Franklin, Kentucky
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273 reviews 273 reviews
94 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It was just by chance that I came across Ward Hall, and for someone that likes historic landmarks, it was like hitting the lottery. Two steps into the home and I became speechless. It was a WOW moment. Ward Hall is a Greek Revival antebellum plantation mansion located in Georgetown, Kentucky (less than an hour from Lexington). The 12,000-square-foot with... More 

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Webb City
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This place is amazing. Our tour was so personalized. You could feel his passion. It is not a museum. It is more like a recently opened time capsule. Fabulous!!! If you love historic places you will love it.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I was unaware of this place until I went there on a tour. I expected a dilapidated house from what I had read, but most of it was in really good shape. The tour was excellent and the house itself was beautiful. The guy who did our tour was also really good. Seeing the slave quarters was pretty eye-opening when... More 

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

I went for the Christmas open house. The house was decorated beautifully and the volunteers really love the house. Unfortunately it laid in disrepair for so long it will take a fortune to bring it back to what it once was but worth a visit and every dollar helps.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

When visiting Georgetown KY, you should enquire whether Ward Hall is open. Fortunately, this past weekend we toured this magnificent old home. The local preservation league guide was very informative and gracious. Yes, the home needs work, but "her bones" are a fascinating looks back into KY history. This is a must see for anyone interested in southern history. We... More 

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Key West
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Don't get your hopes up: this is no Mount Vernon or Monticello. The structure is in poor shape (a nearby Gothic barn has already collapsed), but local efforts are making some progress in preservation, if not restoration. Open for special occasions, the house is an authentic Southern mansion on a grand scale. If you have the chance to visit, take... More 

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