Henry Clay's Ashland estate, Lexington Photos

Henry Clay (1777-1852) practiced law in Lexington, before becoming a Congressman & Senator. His contribution as an orator led to compromises which postponed the Civil War for many years. His house is open to the public & boasts significant gardens.

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Ashland estate of Henry Clay (1852) (2 mi. SE of Lexington on Richmond Rd.). Lexington, KY. Style: Italianate. Architect: Thomas Lewinski. On National Register.Ashland central house. Lexington, KY.Ashland front door. Lexington, KY.Ashland details over front door. Lexington, KY.
Ashland underground ice storage roof cones. Lexington, KY.Ashland brick outbuilding. Lexington, KY.Ashland Grounds Keeper's Cottage. Lexington, KY.Ashland gardens. Lexington, KY.
Ashland underground ice storage roof cones. Lexington, KY.Ashland brick outbuilding. Lexington, KY.Ashland Grounds Keeper's Cottage (c1846). Lexington, KY.Ashland gardens. Lexington, KY.
Ashland gardens. Lexington, KY.Ashland peony gardens. Lexington, KY.Ashland peony gardens. Lexington, KY.Ashland peony gardens. Lexington, KY.
Clematis in Ashland gardens. Lexington, KY.Noted peony gardens of Ashland. Lexington, KY.Peonies of Ashland gardens. Lexington, KY.White peony in Ashland gardens. Lexington, KY.
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Red peonies at Ashland gardens. Lexington, KY.Peony bed in Ashland gardens. Lexington, KY.Henry Clay Law Office (1803) (176 N Mill St.). Lexington, KY. Style: Federalist. Architect: Stephens & Winslow. On National Register.Statue of orator Henry Clay (1777-1852) in Kentucky State Capitol rotunda. Frankfort, KY.
Henry Clay campaign poster with Justice to Harry of the West. AR.Engraving of Henry Clay hanging in Lincoln's Law Office. Springfield, IL.Engraving of Henry Clay hanging in Lincoln Home. Springfield, IL.Henry Clay painting by Edward Peticolas after John Neagle original at Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.
Henry Clay campaign poster with Justice to Harry of the West. AR.Engraving of Henry Clay hanging in Lincoln's Law Office. Springfield, IL.Engraving of Henry Clay hanging in Lincoln Home. Springfield, IL.Henry Clay (1777-1852) painting (c1840s) by Edward Peticolas after John Neagle original at Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.
Detail of Henry Clay portrait by Peticolas after Neagle at Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.


Detail of Henry Clay portrait by Peticolas after Neagle at Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.



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