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This is a great house to visit. We had no idea! The Speeds family played an important part in the life of Abe Lincoln. Who knew? Joshua, a son, was probably Lincoln's best friend and Joshua's brother, James was Attorney General for Lincoln in his...更多
We generally try to make it out to Farmington for the annual Derby breakfast. The grounds and garden are lovely and the house really holds a lot of interesting history to learn about.
Opted for the self-guided walking tour of this historic hemp plantation where Abraham Lincoln stayed for 3 months. The house remains as well as some of the outbuildings. The plantation is now surrounded by the town and subdivisions but one can imagine what it must...更多
Our tour guide was very informative. The tour was about 1 1/2 hours long. The website is a bit confusing as to the times. If you are planning to tour the home be sure to be there before the 2:00 pm tour. It is the...更多
You would never know while driving down Bardstown Road that Farmington Historic Site is hidden whims a tree- lined area. Once you are there it is as if the city doesn't exist. It's quiet and peaceful. From time to time there are art fairs,etc., such...更多
Another site for Lincolnphiles to visit. The place where A. Lincoln saw slavery up close & personal while visiting the Speed family plantation which had about 50-60 slaves. A bit hard to find but worth the effort. Our docent was great & there were only...更多
Elegant 1816 Federal style hemp plantation home of John & Lucy Speed and 13 children. The 14 rooms of the house were perfectly proportioned and included two octagonal rooms. There is also a 19th century vegetable garden and a gorgeous flower bed, along with a...更多