Did you know Hemp was one of Kentucky’s earliest important crops? Explore its complex history and manufacture thru the people of Farmington. Learn about Abraham Lincoln’s connection to the Speed family and why his 1841 visit to Farmington was important. The Cultural Pass experience includes parent-led tours of the main plantation house and grounds, and a hands-on artifact investigation with a KAS archaeologist. Docents will be available to answer questions. Watch for additional information about Special Guest Experience days, including the Jefferson County Master Gardeners leading a garden activities. Bring you picnic lunch and blanket!
All Tours begin in the Visitor Center. Don’t forget to bring your pass with you!
Suggested Age range: 6-21
Requirements: The families do not need to rsvp ahead of time but they will need to have picked up their Cultural Pass from the library before hand, and need to bring the physical pass with them. Children need to be accompanied by an adult. Cultural Pass admission includes 1 adult per pass/limit 2 free adults per family. Additional guests not covered by Pass admission guidelines may purchase a discounted tour ticket for $5.00.