White Hall State Historic Site


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White Hall State Historic Site


Location:In Richmond, off I-75 at exit 95.
Facilities:Historic mansion, gift shop, picnic tables and shelter.
Activities:Tours with costumed guides.
Special Features:White Hall was the home of Cassius Marcellus Clay, emancipationist, newspaper publisher, minister to Russia, and friend to Abraham Lincoln. The restored 44-room Italianate mansion was built in 1799 and remodeled in the 1860s. In addition to the heirlom and period furnishings, it has many unique features for its day, including indoor running water and central heating. Clay's daughter, Laura, was politically active for women's suffrage and states rights, and in 1920 she became the first woman to be nominated for US president by a major political party.
Address:500 White Hall Shrine Rd
Richmond, KY 40475

Phone:859-623-9178
Web: parks.ky.gov/statehistoricsites/wh
Size: 13 acres.

See other parks in Kentucky.