Federal Hill "My Old Kentucky Home"

Title

Federal Hill "My Old Kentucky Home"

Description

Federal Hill, the home of John Rowan, jurist and congressman, is located in Bardstown, Kentucky. Construction of the Georgian-style mansion began in 1795 and was completed in 1818. Undocumented legend maintains that the house may have been inspiration for Stephen Foster’s song, “My Old Kentucky Home,” published in 1852.

Creator

Kiser, Walter H.

Source

Walter H. Kiser Drawings Collection, The Filson Historical Society

Date

ca. 1934 - 1942

Rights

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Type

Still image

Identifier

Mss. A K61

Files

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Citation

Kiser, Walter H. , “Federal Hill "My Old Kentucky Home",” The Filson Historical Society , accessed September 22, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/543.