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GROUNDS TOURS

The Jack Jouett House is nestled on five rural acres in Woodford County, Kentucky.  Traveling through the countryside to the site six miles southwest of Versailles is much like taking a trip back through time to the late 1700s, when Jack Jouett purchased the property to build a home for his growing family.

Jack Jouett was a leading agriculturist in early Kentucky, and this farm originally included 530 acres.  The present property serves as a beautiful setting not only for the historic buildings, but also for a variety of outdoor programs.  Our grounds function additionally as an educational laboratory to teach visitors about native species and early Kentucky farming practices.

Grounds tours are not included in our regular tours, but guests are invited to enjoy our grounds at their leisure.  Points of interest on the property include a cemetery, a stone-lined spring, dry-stacked stone walls, a spring house, and Craig’s Creek.  Other features include a colonial herb garden, a native tree walk, and a Jack Jouett-inspired quilt square which is part of the Woodford County Quilt Trail.  Printed grounds tour guides are available inside the Visitor Center and in outdoor brochure boxes located at the Visitor Center entrance and adjacent to the Colonial Herb Garden.  They also may be downloaded by clicking on the links below.

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Please click on the links below for more information.