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Clay, Henry, Home (Ashland)

Lexington, Kentucky
County of Fayette.
2 miles southeast of Lexington on Richmond Road
National Register Number: 66000357
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: KY-6 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: House Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 19, 1960):
From 1811 until 1852, this two story brick mansion was the residence of Henry Clay (1777-1852), the distinguished pre-Civil War political leader, statesman, and Presidential candidate. Clay served as a U.S. Senator, Speaker of the House, and Secretary of State. The house was reconstructed after Clay's death on the original plan.

Currently, there are not threats to the landmark.

No changes since the last report.

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