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Liberty Hall Historic Site, Frankfort

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
Liberty Hall Historic Site is a four-acre educational center that was the home of the Browns, one of Kentucky's most important families. The site contains two houses: Liberty Hall (1796) built by John Brown, one of Kentucky's first United States Senators and the Orlando Brown House (1835), designed by Gideon Shryock, and owned by Senator Brown's second son.

Liberty Hall Historic Site grounds include extensive boxwood and perennial gardens, which lead down to the Kentucky River. There is no charge to visit the Liberty Hall gardens. They are open to the public from dawn to dusk.
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  • Becky B. gave us a WONDERFUL tour of this lovely home. She is so very knowledgeable and willing to share what she has learned from her research into Liberty Hall and all the people connected with it. 
  • We were enchanted with our guide, Morgan. She made the home come alive with stories of the inhabitants, John Brown and family, and the visitors. The whole site is lovely, with flower gardens, even thi...  read more »
  • Liberty Hall Historic Site is located in old downtown Frankfort. It sits next to the Orlando Brown House and has a very storied past. This site is also open for Frankfort's "Haunted Tour," since Liber...  read more »
  • Great and the builder John Brown's great great neice wrote good night moon
  • Cool little spot in history with a great ghost story!
  • An inexpensive tour, but wish we had know they were under renovation and that we wouldn't be able to see much of the house. Having been to a lot of historic homes, I had hoped to see more of the houses.
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