Tom Eblen

December 11, 2012

Tom Eblen: Historic Ward Hall, 'virtually intact' after 155 years, offers Christmas tours

Central Kentucky has many elegant homes built before the Civil War, but Ward Hall is in a class by itself. Completed in 1857 for planter and horseman Junius R. Ward, this massive mansion commands a hillside on Frankfort Road a mile west of Georgetown.

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About Tom Eblen

Tom Eblen


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.