Built in 1814 by John Wesley Hunt, one of Lexington’s most prominent citizens of the time, this Federal-style house is a living museum representing the days when Lexington was known as the "Athens of the West" for its highly cultured lifestyle. The property includes a Civil War museum and a period garden.
Open April through October. Wednesday through Friday from 1 to 5 p.m. (last tour at 4 p.m.), Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last tour at 3 p.m.), and Sundays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (last tour at 4 p.m.). Tours begin on the hour. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.