The circa 1882 Floral Hall at the Red Mile was recreated by columnist Tom Eblen and his family with sugar cookie walls, clear sugar windows and a chocolate graham cracker roof. As an annual holiday project, they make an edible version of a different Lexington landmark. Past projects have included People's Bank and the Hunt-Morgan House.
The circa 1882 Floral Hall at the Red Mile was recreated by columnist Tom Eblen and his family with sugar cookie walls, clear sugar windows and a chocolate graham cracker roof. As an annual holiday project, they make an edible version of a different Lexington landmark. Past projects have included People's Bank and the Hunt-Morgan House. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
The circa 1882 Floral Hall at the Red Mile was recreated by columnist Tom Eblen and his family with sugar cookie walls, clear sugar windows and a chocolate graham cracker roof. As an annual holiday project, they make an edible version of a different Lexington landmark. Past projects have included People's Bank and the Hunt-Morgan House. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

My family’s holiday tradition: Building Kentucky landmarks in gingerbread and sugar

December 27, 2016 02:27 PM

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About Tom Eblen

Tom Eblen

@tomeblen

Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.