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Locust Grove From the Outside In

Experience Locust Grove from the outside on a new tour of the grounds that allows you to learn about all the lives lived at Locust Grove in the early 19th century, from the perspective of the grounds, gardens, and outbuildings.


FREE – $ 12.00 per person



About this experience

Explore the historic grounds of Locust Grove, where Louisville begins, with a guided tour of the restored areas of William Croghan's Locust Grove, discovering his family and George Roger's Clark's and the enslaved men, women, and children who lived and worked in these spaces.  This is an outside tour in the Bluegrass State; your shoes will get wet.

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Locust Grove's volunteers are outstanding! They have received years of training in the history of Kentucky and its place in the nation's history, as well as material culture of the time period. Many docents have also pursued more in-depth knowledge in antiques, architecture, military history, and historic occupations on their own and they are always happy to share. If we don't know the answer to your question, we probably know someone who does!