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White Hall State Historic Site

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Address: 500 White Hall Shrine Road, Richmond, KY 40475-9159
Phone Number: 859-623-9178
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Great local history

Our host, who teaches at EKU, was VERY entertaining and helped bring the house to life. I love this little local gem and recommend it to many visitors.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Our host, who teaches at EKU, was VERY entertaining and helped bring the house to life. I love this little local gem and recommend it to many visitors.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We had a quick stop for our grandson to visit. Really peaceful and relaxing. Lots of room for him to run around.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is Clay s house . He played an important part in building the city of Berea home of berea college , the school I go to . We found it unfortunately closed but it was a big park. I ll come back again for it, it is national asset !

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Berea, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

If you aren't interested in history, this place is worth a visit just for the aesthetic. The house was gorgeous, and the scenery around it was just as beautiful! I would be satisfied to just live in the cooking building. Unfortunately, I did not get to tour the inside, but I imagine it's gorgeous. Aside from that, there is a... More 

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Berea, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This place was so beautiful that it almost made me want to go back in time to live there. This is how I want my house to look. I hope that next time I am able to go when it is open so that I can actually take the tour.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Even though my group of friends and U were not able to have a tour because it was closed during our visit, the surrounding landscape and buildings were prestige. I have heard good things about how significant White Hall is to the community of Berea and I will soon return during their hours of operation to learn more about Cassius... More 

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Maysville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This place is so beautiful! I highly recommend going to this house because of the historic content and beautiful scenery. The house itself was home to Cassius Marcellus Clay in 1799. It was remodeled in the 1860's and it still has the ice house, slave quarters, and separate kitchen building. If you are looking for a historic and fun getaway... More 

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Berea, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

A beautiful and historic part of Kentucky culture. Unfortunately they seem to be closed a lot, but even when they are it is still possible to walk around the house and enjoy the estate

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Beautiful historical site with a deep and amazing memory of the past. The castle is huge and amazing, it's shocking that it was built so long ago yet it still stands strong. I was more intrigued by the ancient kitchen and ice house. Till now, I still wonder how it is that the buildings have made it this far yet... More 

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Berea, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is a beautiful home, and there is much to learn from the signs alone posted around the grounds. Cassius Clay was a very influential landowner in the areas of Richmond and Berea, and it was interesting learning about his home life and how he continually influenced those areas. The tour times can become inconvenient, so it is important to... More 

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Address: 500 White Hall Shrine Road, Richmond, KY 40475-9159
Phone Number: 859-623-9178
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Richmond

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