McClure–Shelby House

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McClure-Shelby House
McClure–Shelby House is located in Kentucky
McClure–Shelby House
McClure–Shelby House is located in the US
McClure–Shelby House
Nearest city Nicholasville, Kentucky
Coordinates 37°53′15″N 84°28′49″W / 37.88750°N 84.48028°W / 37.88750; -84.48028Coordinates: 37°53′15″N 84°28′49″W / 37.88750°N 84.48028°W / 37.88750; -84.48028
Area 33 acres (13 ha)
Built c.1840
Architectural style Greek Revival, Federal
NRHP Reference # 78001372[1]
Added to NRHP November 20, 1978

The McClure–Shelby House near Nicholasville, Kentucky was built in c. 1840. It includes elements of Greek Revival architecture and Federal architecture. The 33-acre (13 ha) property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. It then included three contributing buildings.[1][2]

The house was built for farmer and landowner Andrew McClure. His daughter, Sarah B. McClure, later married Isaac Shelby, a grandson of Isaac Shelby, first governor of the Kentucky.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Gus Johnson (February 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: McClure-Shelby House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved January 14, 2017.  with seven photos from 1977-78