Richmond’s Rich History

Richmond – Rich in History

Richmond, founded in 1798, is full of history from the pioneer settlers, to the Civil War and beyond.  With such a rich history, and thriving restaurant and retail scene, Richmond has long been a magnet for visitors. When thinking of Kentucky History, most of the notable characters have called Richmond their home.  We are blessed […]

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History of the Irvinton House

The Irvinton House 345 Lancaster Avenue, Richmond KY (CA. 1820/1870) Architecture: Irvinton’s brick facade was initially designed in the Federal style.  It contained live bays and interior end chimneys projected upward from a low hipped roof.  Between 1830 and 1835 Col. Irvine added the two-story ell on the east side.  The two bay windows, decorative […]

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