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Visites touristiques et monuments à Lexington

Musées d'art

Musée d'art
“The mission of the Headley-Whitney Museum of Art is to enrich the life of the whole community by fostering knowledge, enjoyment, and appreciation for the arts. Named after its founder, George Headley III, and museum benefactors, Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and Marylou Whitney, the museum features a fascinating and diverse permanent collection of fine and decorative arts, in addition to hosting both international and regional exhibitions. Set in the heart of the Kentucky Bluegrass, the Museum began in 1966 as a private delay gallery for George's own work. In 1968, he opened his distinctive Jewel Room and Library to the public. The Bibelot and Jewel Room, Library Collection, Shell Grotto, Whitney Estate Dollhouses, and Marylou Whitney garden create a unique and unforgettable experience for all of their visitors.”
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Musées d'histoire

History Museum
“Mary Todd Lincoln House at 578 West Main Street in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, was the girlhood home of Mary Todd, the future first lady, and wife of the 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. Today the fourteen-room house is a museum containing period furniture, portraits, and artifacts from the Todd and Lincoln families.”
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History Museum
“Ward Hall is a Greek Revival antebellum plantation mansion located in Georgetown, Kentucky. The main house covers 12,000 square feet, with 27-foot high Corinthian fluted columns. ”
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Points de vue pittoresques

Belvédère
“Hiking and walking trails. Gorgeous overlook point of the Kentucky River Palisades. ”
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Belvédère
“WALKING DISTANCE: German food and beer hall. multiple sand volleyball courts indoor and outdoor. May call ahead if you want to play as they have lots of scheduled leagues. It's a very interesting place... newly renovated.”
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Sites historiques

Lieu historique
“John Wesley Hunt was a hemp merchant and perhaps the first millionaire west of the Alleghenies. This Federal Style building was also home to General John Morgan. Dr. Thomas Hunt Morgan also lived there and was a Nobel Prize winner for Physiology (that would be Medicine) in 1933.”
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Lieu historique

Bibliothèques

Library
“What a great library downtown and a nice cafe inside, close to many great things”
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Musée d'art
“The mission of the Headley-Whitney Museum of Art is to enrich the life of the whole community by fostering knowledge, enjoyment, and appreciation for the arts. Named after its founder, George Headley III, and museum benefactors, Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and Marylou Whitney, the museum features a fascinating and diverse permanent collection of fine and decorative arts, in addition to hosting both international and regional exhibitions. Set in the heart of the Kentucky Bluegrass, the Museum began in 1966 as a private delay gallery for George's own work. In 1968, he opened his distinctive Jewel Room and Library to the public. The Bibelot and Jewel Room, Library Collection, Shell Grotto, Whitney Estate Dollhouses, and Marylou Whitney garden create a unique and unforgettable experience for all of their visitors.”
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College Library
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