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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
2008.
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.

Condition:
Currently, there are not threats to the landmark.

No changes since the last report.


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