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Built in 1814 the hunt morgan house stands as a reminder of early 19th century life.
Hunt morgan house. Legends abound from his dramatic escape from a federal prison to a ride through the hunt morgan house on horseback to kiss his mother goodbye. Built in 1814 the hunt morgan house stands as a reminder of early 19th century life. The hunt morgan house and grounds are available for rental and includes early 19th century interior and furnishings an intimate garden historic grounds and a private parking lot.
Hunt was known as the first millionaire west of the alleghenies and earned his fortune from the mercantile business shortly after lexington was established. The hunt morgan house historically known as hopemont is a federal style residence in lexington kentucky built in 1814 by john wesley hunt the first millionaire west of the alleghenies. Hunt civil war museum is located on the second floor of the hunt morgan house.
John wesley hunt who built the hunt morgan house was a businessman who helped to build lexington. The wedding service reception and dinner were held here in this beautiful setting there was plenty of room for the over 100 attendees supposedly t. As a preservation focused organization that seeks to protect the special historic places around us the blue grass trust for historic preservation acknowledges the pivotal role the.
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Built in 1814 the house is a federal style design. We are fortunate to have the beautiful hunt morgan house in lexington circa 1814 thanks to the restoration efforts of the foundation now known as the blue grass trust for historic preservation. Rent a whole home for your next weekend or holiday.
The hunt morgan house historically known as hopemont was built by john wesley hunt in 1814. The hunt morgan house and grounds are available for rental and includes early 19th century interior and furnishings an intimate garden historic grounds and a private parking lot. Thomas hunt morgan house calendar rehabilitation opportunities 2020 dr.
John hunt morgan was his grandson and a confederate general during the civil war. The house is included in the gratz park historic district.