My Old Kentucky Home, Bardstown, KY Photos

John Rowen built a house named Federal Hill in 1818 after coming overland form Pittsburgh, PA. His cousin, Stephen Foster, was inspired to write the song My Old Kentucky Home after visiting in 1852. The house now bears this name.

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My Old Kentucky Home. Bardstown, KY.Log cabin at My Old Kentucky Home. Bardstown, KY.

My Old Kentucky Home (1818) (originally named Federal Hill) where Stephen Foster was inspired to write the song of the same name in 1852. Bardstown, KY. Architect: John Rowen.Log cabin where Judge John Rowen, a cousin of Stephen Foster, practiced law (1795-1840) on grounds of My Old Kentucky Home. Bardstown, KY.


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