Patriot officer's 1791 home in Paris, KY., may be demolished

Preservationists are alarmed that the owner of a historic 1791 house in Paris, Ky., has threatened to demolish it if he can't sell it soon. Revolutionary War Capt. James Wright built the house, as well as a 1786 log cabin behind it.
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Preservationists are alarmed that the owner of a historic 1791 house in Paris, Ky., has threatened to demolish it if he can't sell it soon. Revolutionary War Capt. James Wright built the house, as well as a 1786 log cabin behind it.

Patriot built this house in 1791. If it doesn't sell soon, owner may demolish it.

June 20, 2018 10:42 AM

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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.