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Very interesting history

Well known throughout Kentucky this well preserved house and grounds is a good site to stop and... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Alpharetta, Georgia
Great Historical Location

Loved it!!!! Stephanie, our tour guide, was remarkable. She was informative, attentive and very... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
Richmond, Kentucky
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White Hall State Historic Site was the home of Cassius Marcellus Clay, 19th century emancipationist, politician, newspaper publisher, Ambassador to Russia, and friend to Abraham Lincoln. The restored Italianate mansion was built in 1798 and...more
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500 White Hall Shrine Rd, Richmond, KY 40475-9159
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

Well known throughout Kentucky this well preserved house and grounds is a good site to stop and visit if you're into local or regional history. Everyone is friendly and there are tours and a small gift shop.

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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Loved it!!!! Stephanie, our tour guide, was remarkable. She was informative, attentive and very smart. Highly recommend.

Thank CarlaTreadway
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Very authentic historic site. We toured this site during the summer. It was air conditioned. Three floors in the house. If you are interested in Kentucky history, then you need to visit White Hall! A gift shop is on the grounds. All tours are scheduled...More

Thank Rita B
Reviewed October 18, 2017

Jeffery was a very entertaining knowledgeable tour guide. He encouraged questions and had an obvious love of the house and its History. A well restored house. It is certainly worth visiting.

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

This home has been beautifully restored. Our guide, Jeffrey, was extremely well-versed in the history of the home and the family and authoritatively answered every question that was asked. A must-stop for anyone with an interest in Kentucky and U.S. history.

Thank Gary W
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

My daughter, granddaughter and I visited here yesterday on a beautiful fall day. The grounds are lovely and the old house beautiful . We had a very knowledgeable guide who gave us a one hour tour of the house. This house that Cassius Marcella Clay’s...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017

This beautiful home is one you don't want to miss. Stephanie, our guide, did a great job guiding us thru each room and providing us with a lot of history about the home and the family who built it. Unlike some tours you do get...More

Thank MJ S
Management response:Responded October 5, 2017

Than you so much for taking the time to review White Hall. We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour through the home!

Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful historical home with an amazing story! One of my favorite places in Richmond. So many historical pieces inside. Cannot visit enough.

Thank Veronica B
Management response:Responded September 8, 2017

Thank you so much for the review! We are glad you enjoy visiting White Hall.

Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Have been meaning to tour the White Hall for many years. Finally got the chance this afternoon and had an excellent experience! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, entertaining, and took us though a very interesting journey as we viewed each room and level of...More

Thank Brandon_Olive
Management response:Responded August 15, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thorough review! We are glad you enjoyed your tour of White Hall. Come back and see us!

Reviewed August 7, 2017

This beautiful and historical mansion is easy to get to off I 75 exit 92. It is the former home of Cassius Marcellus Clay and many of the artifacts belonged to his family. They give tours of the mansion every hour on the hour from...More

Thank Jack S
Management response:Responded August 9, 2017

We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour off White Hall! Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our historic site.

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The room you remember is in the attic of the old section of the house. The ceiling is only 6 feet tall and used to be interpreted as " the nanny's room". It had children's furniture and dolls displayed. It is now used as the... More