White Hall (Richmond, Kentucky)
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Whitehall in a state of deterioration
|Nearest city||Richmond, Kentucky|
|Area||13.6 acres (5.50 ha)|
|Architect||Gen. Green Clay; Thomas Lewinski|
|Architectural style||Italianate, Georgian|
|NRHP Reference #||71000352|
|Added to NRHP||March 11, 1971|
White Hall was the home of Cassius Marcellus Clay. He was an anti-slavery newspaper publisher, politician, soldier and Minister to Russia through the Lincoln, Johnson and Grant administrations. His daughter, Laura Clay was the first woman nominated for President by the Democratic Party.
This restored 44-room Italianate mansion was built in 1798-1799 and remodeled in the 1860s. This house was restored under the leadership of Kentucky's First Lady Beula C. Nunn, with assistance of the Kentucky Mansions Preservation Foundation. In addition to the heirloom and period furnishings, White Hall has many unique features for its day, including indoor plumbing and central heating. 
White Hall is located at 500 White Hall Shrine Road in Richmond, Kentucky. It is a state historic site and is open for tours Wednesday - Sunday, April 1 - October 31.
White Hall was recognized as a national historic site in journalism by the Society of Professional Journalists on April 12, 2011.
- Photo of White Hall 
- Photo of Stone Kitchen at White Hall 
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