Farmington, Louisville, KY Photos

Farmington mansion (1815-6) was built for John & Lucy Speed. Abraham Lincoln visited his best friend Joshua Speed here in 1841. Family member James Speed served as US Attorney General in Lincoln's cabinet.

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Farmington (1815-6) (3033 Bardstown Rd.) was occupied by Joshua Speed, closest friend of Abraham Lincoln who visited house in 1841. Louisville, KY. Style: Federal. On National Register.Door of Farmington, home of James Speed who served as US Attorney General in Lincoln's cabinet. Louisville, KY.Farmington (1815-6) was built for John & Lucy Speed who had connections with Thomas Jefferson. Louisville, KY.Dining room of Farmington. Louisville, KY.
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Sideboard (c1815) in dining room of Farmington. Louisville, KY.Villa pattern dinner service which belonged to Speed family at Farmington. Louisville, KY.Fireplace in sitting room of Farmington. Louisville, KY.Irises in extensive gardens of Farmington. Louisville, KY.

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