Living Room, The Old Kentucky Home

Living Room, The Old Kentucky Home Bardstown


Stock #: 15933
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Bardstown
State: Kentucky (KY)
County: Nelson
Publisher: E. C. Kropp Co.
Postmark: 1936
PM State: KY
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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In Old Kentucky"" where Stephens Collins Foster wrote ""My Old Kentucky Home"" This house, 38 miles south of Louisville and 3/4 of a mile east of Bardstown has 7 rooms 22 x 22 feet, ceiling height 15 Feet, a hall 15 x 50 feet running through the center. Here in August, 1830, Stephen Collins Foster, author of many negro melodies, wrote ""My Old Kentucky Home."" The House, built in 1795 by Foster's uncle, John Rowan, later Judge and U. S. Senator, is a replica of Indepence Hall where the Declaration of Independence was signed
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