|Statue of Stephen Foster at My Old Kentucky Home State Park|
|The actual old Kentucky home|
|Artifacts sans context|
Outdoors, they also had an area of log buildings from the original settlement days. Most of these were moved from original locations around the county. One of the homes was a single room log house with a ladder going up to a loft where the children slept. We had not seen this before but in a letter Daniel Boone describes this arrangement in his family's home at Boonesville.
For those of you who, like me, have forgotten everything you ever knew about Henry Clay, we will have a quick recap. Clay was a Kentucky lawyer and politician who wound up being a Kentucky state representative and senator. He was elected speaker of the house during his first term in congress and is largely responsible for transforming the speakership from an administrative position to a post of considerable political power. He ran for president five times, losing the presidential election three
|Henry Clay's estate of Ashland|
|The privy -it's a two holer!|