Waveland Museum State Historic Site

Waveland Museum State Historic Site


Location:5 miles south of Lexington off Nicholasville Road/US 27.
Facilities:Historic home; picnic tables and playground on the Waveland lawn.
Activities:Guided tours.
Special Features:This beautiful Greek Revival mansion, built in 1847 by Joseph Bryan, grandnephew of Daniel Boone, recreates the surroundings of the landed gentry in antebellum Kentucky. Guided tours of Waveland include the outbuildings, where guests learn about slave life in Kentucky.
Address:225 Waveland Museum Ln
Lexington, KY 40514

Phone:859-272-3611
Web: parks.ky.gov/statehistoricsites/wv
Size: 10 acres.

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