Waveland State Historic Site, Lexington

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Waveland State Historic Site, also known as the Joseph Bryan House, in Lexington, Kentucky is the site of a Greek Revival home and plantation now maintained and operated as part of the Kentucky state park system. It was the home of the Joseph Bryan family, who followed Daniel Boone through the Cumberland Gap, and became an early settler and horseman of this region.
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  • Well...I am so torn as to how to rate this. The historic site is fabulous, close to Lexington, and very well taken care of. All the employees seem really dedicated. I would love to visit another time ...  more »
  • My husband and I were treated to a 1.5 hour tour of this mid-1800's fine home. with many interesting historical stories and artifacts that have been donated to the site. Best-preserved slave quarters ...  more »
  • Needed to kill a few hours so we stopped by. Really enjoyed it. Good deal for the money. Workers were very friendly.  more »
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  • Must visit secret of Lexington. Historical house on beautiful grounds. Great tour of this home is dirt cheap. The learning garden is new and sure to grow. Check the website for the schedule of events - movies shown outside on the barn a few times a year. They show classics like Singing in the Rain, Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and The Birds toward October. Playground equipment for the kids also. Daily Tea is a huge hit.
  • Just an awesome place to visit, lots of history. Quiet place to walk around. Highly recommend to visit
  • We went for the annual art fair. What a pleasant surprise! Plenty of parking, ample number of arts & craft booths, wonderful outdoor landscaping, free wine tasting. Only downer was one food vendor and a kettle corn booth.
  • Simply beautiful. We catered two weddings there in a month. The venue is gorgeous and perfect for events. They have a building for bathrooms and a barn! Finally took a tour and the lively lady brought the entire family and estate to life. Do not miss this when in Lex!
  • This is a wonderful place to visit. Beautiful park setting to enjoy with the family.
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