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Listing No. 5354

1816 Federal
Louisville, KY

Museum House

Front View

House at night


Farmington Historic Plantation

Completed in 1816, Farmington was the center of a 550 acre hemp plantation owned by John and Lucy Fry Speed, and sustained by nearly 60 enslaved African Americans. The site explores the history of the Speed family, the enslaved population, and the strong friendship with Abraham Lincoln.

Contact Information:

Open for tours Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. Tours start on the hour; the last tour is at 3:00. Please call ahead for groups of ten or more.

Rachel Fautz

Phone: 502.452.9920
Fax: 502.456.1976


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