Start Your Property Search

See Historic Treasures of Kentucky at Locust Grove April 6

Even before Kentucky became the 15th state in the U.S., it already had a long history. The Kentucky Historical Society has been gathering artifacts and information about Kentucky’s history since 1836. Go see some of these historical treasures on April 6 at one of Louisville’s most treasured historic properties - Locust Grove.

An Historic Afternoon

Some of the artifacts the Kentucky Historical Society has gathered include priceless items from Kentucky’s bourbon business, Civil War relics, even Abraham Lincoln’s pocket watch. The Society has collected oral histories, documents, photos, books and all sorts of amazing items relating to Kentucky’s interesting history.

Kentucky Historical Society

It’s all taking place at Locust Grove, one of Louisville's most beautiful historic properties. Be there at 1 pm for dessert and coffee. A lecture and presentation will follow immediately after. Tickets cost just $5, and there are no reservations required.

Locust Grove, an historic home dating to 1790, has received its share of prestigious visitors over the years. That includes famed explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. The beautiful property includes the main house, a log cabin built in 1815 and outbuildings. Inside, you'll see antiques and amazing architectural details that truly bring this time period to life. The property is at 561 Blankenbaker Lane, just a short drive away from Glenview Hills.

View Glenview Hills

If you want to get a look at more amazing Louisville homes, take a drive through Glenview Hills to view some of the homes here after you leave Locust Grove. Houses here sit on big lots, and many are designed with classic southern architecture to look big and grand. When you see the tall shade trees standing proudly next to the sprawling brick homes, you may feel as though you have stepped into the past.

It's a little deceptive. Glenview Hills isn't an historic site like Locust Grove. The homes here are modern, but they are built with timeless good looks. Inside, you'll find all sorts of modern features and amenities that make these homes just as comfortable and luxurious as they look from the outside. Glenview Hills is just a short drive away from the river and two different country clubs. Visit this part of Louisville this April, and you'll see why visitors have been coming to settle in this area for hundreds of years. Maybe all the homes around here aren't as old as Locust Grove, but you could make a lot of historic memories here.

About the Author:  Joe Hayden is the Team Owner and Manager of the - Your Louisville Real Estate Experts!

Post a Comment

Blog Navigation

Posts By Category

All Categories Community News (1) Homes for Sale (150) Insurance (1) Louisville Business (5) Louisville Events (2117) Louisville Mortgage (2) Louisville News (82) Louisville Real Estate (7) Louisville Subdivisions (107) Mortgage Loan (6) Podcasts (28) Real Estate (9) Real Estate Education (64) School Systems (1) St. Matthews, Kentucky (3)

Posts By Month

Tag Cloud

Grab Our RSS Feed
Louisville Market Stats
Homes for Sale 2,828
New Properties Today 9
Averages
Days on Market 98
Avg List Price $284,514
Med List Price $209,700
MOM Chng 0.10%

Be one of the first to know when new listings matching your criteria hit the market.

Learn more

Find your next home and learn about neighborhoods, current market stats and local schools.

Learn more

Our free service provides you with a detailed estimate of your home’s current market value.

Learn more