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Waveland State Historic Site, Lexington, Kentucky

 
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Distance from city center: 8mi
Wazling's pictureby Wazling History & Culture travel tip
added on the 26th of February, 2011
The one hour tour of the Waveland State Historic Site comprises so much information and interesting facts about the lives of plantation owners and their household in Kentucky that you feel you've been richer with more knowledge about the US' history.

If you're planning on visiting the site, do make an appointment in advance, because from January till March the place is not open on first-come-first-served basis.

Address:
225 Waveland Museum Ln, Lexington, KY 40514, USA

Opening Hours:
Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: 1pm-5pm

On the web:
http://parks.ky.gov/findparks/histparks/wl/

 
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