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Ward Hall

1782 Frankfort Rd, Georgetown, KY 40325
859.396.4257
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Ranked #4 of 9 attractions in Georgetown
Type: Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Aug 3, 2014
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Webb City
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
20 helpful votes 20 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Georgetown, Kentucky
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

A great old Greek revival mansion of the old plantation days . One of the few still in existence and a true KY treasure.

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Lexington, KY
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

If you visit historic Georgetown, Kentucky on a weekend take time to visit Ward Hall. Ward Hall is a wonderful Greek Revival Mansion just outside of downtown Georgetown. The people who volunteer as the tour guides are very knowledgeable of the area and the home. The tour includes all 3 floors of the property as well as the basement and... More

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Georgetown, Kentucky, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Beautiful Greek Revival Mansion. It has many outstanding features, but the staircase is fabulous. Makes for a great day trip to Georgetown and then on to downtown.

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

very nice tour of the historic home by volunteers , tour all three floors of the property and the basement, well worth the small admission fee

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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107 reviews 107 reviews
11 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Ward Hall is a magnificent Greek Revival Mansion nestled in the heart of the Bluegrass, near Georgetown, Ky. Tours are available the first weekend of every month May through November and Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends, the Fourth of July, and several weekends prior to Christmas including candlelight tours. The docents are extremely knowledgeable of the building and can... More

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