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Mary Todd Lincoln House, Lexington, Kentucky

 
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Distance from city center: 4.3mi
lindamura's pictureby lindamura History & Culture travel tip
added on the 16th of February, 2011
Found in the heart of Lexington, the home of 16th President's wife, the Mary Todd Lincoln House is a must while visiting the city. The tours last only an hour with detailed background info and knowledgeable answers to your questions.

We enjoyed looking around the various rooms, seeing how the family lived during the first half of the 19th century. Everything is well kept with even some personal belongings of Abraham Lincoln itself.

Address:
578 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507, USA

Price:
$9 for adults, $4 for kids

Opening Hours:
Mon-Sat: 10am-4pm (March-November)

On the web:
http://www.mtlhouse.org/

 
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