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Historic architecture of Lexington, Kentucky, and the Blue grass region

Wanda V. Dole

Historic architecture of Lexington, Kentucky, and the Blue grass region

by Wanda V. Dole

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lexington (Ky.),
  • Bluegrass Region (Ky.),
  • Kentucky,
  • Lexington,
  • Bluegrass Region
    • Subjects:
    • Historic buildings -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Bibliography.,
    • Historic buildings -- Kentucky -- Bluegrass Region -- Bibliography.,
    • Architecture -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Bibliography.,
    • Architecture -- Kentucky -- Bluegrass Region -- Bibliography.,
    • Lexington (Ky.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Bibliography.,
    • Bluegrass Region (Ky.) -- History, Local -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      StatementWanda V. Dole.
      SeriesArchitecture series : Bibliography ;, A-51
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1288.L4 D64, F459.L6 D64
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p. ;
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4453160M
      LC Control Number79115690

      Thoroughbred Horse Farm Tour in Kentucky. By: Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Farm Tours. Bourbon in the Bluegrass. By: Central Kentucky Tours. Ripy's Bourbon Tour. By: Stone Fences Tours. Behind the Scenes Thoroughbred Tour. By: The Thoroughbred Center. Likely To Sell Out. By: Lexington on Tap Tours. Art & Grounds Tour. History of Lexington, Kentucky: Its Early Annals and Recent Progress, Including Biographical Sketches and Personal Reminiscences of the Pioneer Settlers, Notices of Prominent Citizens, Etc., Etc - Ebook written by George Washington Ranck. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Author: George Washington Ranck.

      Jul 3, - Explore acupuncturelex's board "Lexington KY history" on Pinterest. See more ideas about History, My old kentucky home and Kentucky pins. Fayette County's buildings contain a great deal of history about the region and its inhabitants. The Old Kentucky Architecture book by Rexford Newcomb () contains images, details, and some architectural layouts from all around Kentucky, but the Lexington properties include Llangollen (the Dr. John C. Lewis House), the Benjamin Gratz House, Rose Hill, Hopemont, Eothan, Ashland, Mansfield.

      This tree was able to grow so large because the Bluegrass region was predominately an Oak Savannah system, open fields of grasses with a few interspersed trees, so competition for light and other resources was low. Animals such as the elk, bison, wolves, cougar and beaver were common when Kentucky . Covington, KY and Cincinnati, OH 39°05′32″N 84°30′34″W  /  °N °W  / ;  (Covington and Cincinnati Suspensio Kenton, KY and Hamilton, OHFederal district: District of Columbia.


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Historic architecture of Lexington, Kentucky, and the Blue grass region by Wanda V. Dole Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Capitol architect Benjamin Latrobe /5(29). Photograph by Eric Thomason, courtesy of the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation One of Gideon Shryock's apprentices was John McMurtry (), also from Maryland parents but who was born on a farm outside Lexington.

Originally established in the town of Lexington, Kentucky grew quickly into a national cultural center amongst the rolling green hills of the Bluegrass Region.

Nicknamed the "Athens of the West," Lexington and the surrounding area became a leader in higher education, visual arts, architecture, and music, and the center of the horse.

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This rich tapestry of people, architecture, dates, facts, figures, and anecdotes covers every facet of Lexington's history."5/5(1). Hardcover: pages Publisher: Lexington Historical Publishing Corporation ( ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 9 x 1 x inches Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 1 customer rating Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2, in Books (See Top in Books) 5/5(1).

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In Lexington and the Bluegrass region, there's a lot of history to be re-lived. This was the first part of Kentucky to be settled, and the beginning of the American West.

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Bluegrass land & life Mary E. Wharton Not In Library. The Bluegrass region (Shawnee: Eskippakithiki) is a geographic region in the U.S. state of makes up the northern part of the state, roughly bounded by the cities of Frankfort, Paris, Richmond and Stanford. The Bluegrass region is characterized by underlying fossiliferous limestone, dolomite, and shale of the Ordovician geological age.

Hills are generally rolling, and the soil is. Founded in the late s, the Bluegrass Region has an illustrious history and a bevy of distinguished citizens.

Many of their homes can still be visited today. In a modest two-story brick building on West Main Street in Lexington became home to the Todd family, whose daughter Mary would go on to marry Abraham Lincoln.

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But in addition to equine prestige, the Bluegrass Country also holds a rich architectural heritage, evident in the homes of some of the nation’s most prominent historical figures who first settled in the region centuries ago.

In his book, Kentucky: Historic Houses and Horse Farms of Bluegrass Country, Pieter Estersohn, a renowned photographer of architecture and interiors, captures scenes from eighteen different properties in and around Lexington.

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Administrative Offices West Main Street Ste. | Lexington, KY () or ()   Lexington has a rich and diverse heritage that has been recognized on both the local and national level. Historic Preservation is responsible for activities related to the preservation of historic structures, districts and resources in Lexington.

Historic Preservation: provides technical assistance to owners of historic properties; is support staff to the Historic Preservation Commission. Waveland Museum Ln. Antebellum house in Lexington, also known as the Joseph Bryan estate, includes three original outbuildings - slave quarters, smokehouse and ice house.

Guided tours of Waveland historic site focus on the everyday lives of family and slaves who lived and worked at Waveland in the s. If you’re interested in this venue Location: Waveland Museum Ln, Lexington,KY.Historical Marker # remembers Lexington’s Cheapside slave auction block and the thousands of enslaved Kentuckians sold here.

For decades before the Civil War, Lexington was the center of the slave trade in Kentucky. Located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region, one of the most heavily enslaved portions of the state, Lexington’s Cheapside slave auction block served both local and.Blue-grass Blade (Lexington, Kentucky) The Blue-grass Blade was irregularly published in Lexington, Kentucky, from through One of several rare free-thought newspapers in the United States, it was Kentucky’s most controversial turn-of-the-century newspaper by far.