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Waveland State Historical Site
~10.00 miles from Wilmore city center
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Waveland State Historic Site, also known as the Joseph Bryan House, in Lexington, Kentucky is the site of a Greek Revival home and plantation now maintained and operated as part of the Kentucky state park system. It was the home of the Joseph Bryan family, who followed Daniel Boone through the Cumberland Gap, and became an early settler and horseman of this region.Waveland was constructed between the fall of 1844 and late 1848. Joseph Bryan had the house built "to please his father" according to a letter written by his son Elijah in 1845. Joseph's father Daniel Boone Bryan had settled the land by 1786. The land surrounding Waveland was owned by the Bryan family until 1894, when Joseph's son Joseph Henry Bryan sold the farm at auction.Tours include the historic house, the slave quarters...
|#2 of 30 Things To Do in Wilmore|
Images Model Agency
163 E Reynolds Rd Lexington KY - 859-273-2301
~11.57 miles from Wilmore city center
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Kentucky Basketball Academy
273 Ruccio Way Lexington KY
~11.68 miles from Wilmore city center
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Our Mission: "To provide an ultimate sports and fitness experience for our guests, in an environment that encourages FAITH, FAIMILY AND COMMUNITY." Basketball Academy 2401 Stanley Gault Parkway Louisville, KY 40223 (502) 244-6677
|#4 of 30 Things To Do in Wilmore|
Commonwealth Baptist College
3000 Clays Mill Rd Lexington KY - 859-260-1818
~11.81 miles from Wilmore city center
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Aviation Museum of Ky
Po Box 4118 Lexington KY - 859-231-1219
~12.14 miles from Wilmore city center
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~12.86 miles from Wilmore city center
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The Martin Castle, also known as Post Castle and Versailles Castle 38°02'48?N 84°39'10?W, is a castle in Kentucky, outside Lexington, near the Woodford County line. Construction on the castle was started by Rex Martin and his wife Caroline Bogaert Martin in 1969, after they had returned from a trip to Europe and were inspired by the architecture and many famous buildings they had seen. The finished project was to have seven bedrooms, fifteen bathrooms, a fountain in the driveway, and a tennis court. In 1975, the Martins divorced and left the castle unfinished. Over the years, it became a popular oddity and roadside photo-op for tourists. It had been for sale for many years at a price rumored to be more than 3 million dollars, and there had been talks that it would be turned into a medieval...
|#7 of 30 Things To Do in Wilmore|
Keeneland Racing Course
~13.23 miles from Wilmore city center
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Keeneland is a thoroughbred horse racing facility and sales complex in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Operated by the Keeneland Association, Inc., it is also known for its reference library on the sport founded in 1939 which contains more than ten thousand volumes plus an extensive videocassette collection and a substantial assemblage of photo negatives and newspaper clippings.In 2009, the Horseplayers Association of North America introduced a rating system for 65 Thoroughbred racetracks in North America. Of the top ten, Keeneland was ranked #1.
|#8 of 30 Things To Do in Wilmore|
~13.53 miles from Wilmore city center
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|#9 of 30 Things To Do in Wilmore|
~13.86 miles from Wilmore city center
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Commonwealth Stadium is the name of a stadium in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. This stadium, named for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is located on the campus of the University of Kentucky and is the home field for the school's football team, replacing the smaller Stoll Field/McLean Stadium. The field is named C.M. Newton Field in honor of retired UK athletic director and former baseball and basketball player C.M. Newton.Built in 1973, it is the newest football stadium in the Southeastern Conference, as measured by date of original construction. The original capacity for the stadium was 57,800. In Commonwealth's first game, played on September 15, 1973, the Wildcats defeated the Virginia Tech Hokies 31–26. The facility currently seats 67,606.In 1999 both ends of the stadium were enclosed an...
|#10 of 30 Things To Do in Wilmore|
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
~14.07 miles from Wilmore city center
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Raven Run is a 470 acre nature sanctuary located in Lexington, Kentucky. Within it can be found nearly 400 species of plants and the Sanctuary is known state-wide for its spring wildflowers.This is a neat place because it is only minutes away from the house. There are only a handful of trails here and they are relatively short compared to the trails in other areas so this is a good place to spend an afternoon. Unlike other areas, the trails here are fairly intertwined and well-marked so you can hop from trail to trail and see most of the area in an afternoon (which is what we did when we took the pictures).One particularly thoughtful trail is the Barrier-Free Trail. This is a paved trail that is designed to be accessible to persons with disabilities.Throughout the year staff an...
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The Red Mile
~14.62 miles from Wilmore city center
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The Red Mile is a horse racing track located in Lexington, KY. The track hosts harness racing, a type of horse racing in which the horses must pull two-wheeled carts called sulkies while racing. It is one of harness racing's most famous tracks and is located in the heart of the Bluegrass region, an area of Kentucky famous for horse breeding and racing.The race track itself is one mile long and made of red clay. From this, it is obvious to see how the name originated.In addition to the track, The Red Mile features a two-story clubhouse, a round barn, and a park. The clubhouse is often used for weddings, parties, and other gatherings. The Tattersalls area can accommodate large groups and is often used for horse sales.The track was founded on September 28th, 1875 and was sponsored b...
|#12 of 30 Things To Do in Wilmore|
Lexington Community College
Cooper Dr Lexington KY - 859-257-4872
~14.86 miles from Wilmore city center
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Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC), located in Lexington, Kentucky, is one of 16 two-year, open-admissions colleges of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). It was formed from the consolidation of two separate institutions: Lexington Community College and Central Kentucky Technical College. Lexington Community College was the last remaining college in the University of Kentucky Community College System, until a vote by the trustees transferred governance to KCTCS in 2004. Central Kentucky Technical College was part of the Workforce Development Cabinet of Kentucky State Government until the creation of KCTCS in 1997. KCTCS was formed in 1997 by the state legislature through House Bill 1 that combined the technical colleges of the Workforce Development Ca...
|#13 of 30 Things To Do in Wilmore|
University of Kentucky
Lexington KY - 859-257-9000
~14.86 miles from Wilmore city center
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The University of Kentucky, also known as UK, is a public, co-educational, university, and is one of the state's two land-grant universities, located in Lexington, Kentucky. Founded in 1865 by John Bowman as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky, the university is the largest in the Commonwealth by enrollment, with 27,209 students, and is also the highest ranked research university in the state, according to U.S. News and World Report.
|#14 of 30 Things To Do in Wilmore|
University Kentucky Art Museum
Rose & Euclid Ave Lexington KY - 859-257-5716
~14.90 miles from Wilmore city center
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The University of Kentucky Art Museum is an art museum in Lexington, Kentucky. The collection includes European and American artwork ranging from Old Masters to contemporary, as well as a selection of Non-Western objects. Featured artists include Alexander Calder, Agostino Carracci, Jean Dubuffet, Sam Gilliam, Louise Nevelson, and Gilbert Stuart, among others.The Art Museum is located on the University of Kentucky Campus in the Singletary Center for the Arts, Rose Street and Euclid Avenue.
|#15 of 30 Things To Do in Wilmore|
Otis A Singletary Center For Arts
Rose St & Euclid Ave Lexington KY - 859-257-1706
~14.90 miles from Wilmore city center
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The Singletary Center for the Arts is a fine arts complex located on the campus of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. In 1987 it was named after and dedicated to Otis A. Singletary, the fifth president of the University of Kentucky.
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Ashland Henry Clay Estate
120 Sycamore Rd Lexington KY - 859-266-8581
~15.12 miles from Wilmore city center
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St Joseph East
150 N Eagle Creek Dr Lexington KY - 859-268-4800
~15.24 miles from Wilmore city center
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Saint Joseph East, a community hospital with 174 beds, is located in the rapidly growing southeastern part of Lexington, Kentucky. Saint Joseph East complements Saint Joseph Hospital's 131-year health care mission through multiple services and specialties. At Saint Joseph East, maternal and childcare, ambulatory surgery and 24-hour emergency care are supported through traditional inpatient and outpatient programs. Additional specialty services include the Breast Center, Kid Traxx (After-hours pediatric emergency center), Sleep Wellness Center and the Center for Weight Loss Surgery. Saint Joseph East was named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Solucient/Thomson.
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Baptist Seminary of Kentucky
150 E High St Lexington KY - 859-455-8191
~15.32 miles from Wilmore city center
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Lexington Public Library
~15.45 miles from Wilmore city center
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|#20 of 30 Things To Do in Wilmore|
430 W Vine St Lexington KY - 859-278-0278
~15.49 miles from Wilmore city center
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Central Kentucky's premiere sports, entertainment and convention complex! The Lexington Center is located in the heart of downtown within walking distance.
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~15.50 miles from Wilmore city center
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Rupp Arena is an arena located in downtown Lexington, Kentucky, U.S. It is the centerpiece of Lexington Center, a convention and shopping facility owned by an arm of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. Rupp Arena was the host of the 1985 NCAA Final Four, won in an upset by Villanova. With an official capacity of 23,500, it was the largest arena ever built specifically for basketball in the United States at the time of its opening in 1976. It is once again currently the largest basketball arena in the United States. In Rupp Arena, the Kentucky Wildcats almost always lead the nation in college basketball attendance.
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Lexington History Center
~15.50 miles from Wilmore city center
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The Lexington History Center in downtown Lexington, Kentucky is located along East Main Street between North Upper and Cheapside. The facility was the Fayette County Courthouse from 1901 to 2001. The Lexington History Center is host to four museums:Lexington History Museum: This museum showcases numerous exhibits regarding Lexington's history, and offers numerous programs tailored to all ages.Lexington Public Safety MuseumIsaac Scott Hathaway Museum: This is centralized around African-American historical artifacts.Kentucky Renaissance Pharmacy Museum: This is dedicated to the early history of Bluegrass region pharmacies.
|#23 of 30 Things To Do in Wilmore|
Lexington Art League
325 W Main St # 300 Lexington KY - 859-254-7024
~15.52 miles from Wilmore city center
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The Lexington Art League (LAL) is central Kentucky’s oldest and largest visual art organization. LAL presents original, creative and accessible programs, with a reputation for thought-provoking content, that illuminate the role of visual art in contemporary life. LAL affirms its commitment to: Art’s transformative power, Artistic freedom, Exploration, risk, Learning and growth, Responsible leadership in the visual arts.Vision: Visual art is the lens through which central Kentucky distinguishes itself as a progressive, inclusive and vibrant region.Mission: To challenge, educate and engage through current visual artIn addition to our flagship gallery in the historic Loudoun House, which includes the Project Space installation area, LAL programs exhibits at LAL @ the G...
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Mary Todd Lincoln House
~15.59 miles from Wilmore city center
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Mary Todd Lincoln House at 578 West Main Street in Lexington, Kentucky was the family home of the future first lady and wife of the 16th President, Mary Todd Lincoln. The two story home was the home of Robert S. Todd and his family. The family moved to the home in 1832. Mary Todd lived in this home till 1839 when she moved to Springfield, Illinois.The house was built c.1803-1806 as an inn and tavern which was called "The Sign of the Green Tree" before its purchase by the Todd family. Todd was the president of the Lexington Branch of the Bank of Kentucky and also served in the Kentucky General Assembly for 24 years. He was actively involved in the grocery business in Lexington as well as a cotton-manufacturing firm.
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Lexington Children's Museum
440 W Short St Lexington KY - 859-258-3253
~15.60 miles from Wilmore city center
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Located in the heart of the Horse Capital of the World, Explorium of Lexington offers adventures in fun and learning. With nine discovery zones filled with interactive exhibits designed to inspire imagination and curiosity, kids of all ages have experience...Explorium.com - What's Up at the Explorium - Lexington, KentuckyJoin Explorium's Photography Day Camp and see the world in a whole new way on Sept. 26. Learn how a camera works and explore the elements of a well designed photo while you talk to a professional photographers. Camp starts at 8am and ends at 5:30pm. $30 per student, all supplies are included in tuition...Fees: $2.00 for members and $3.00 for non-members. Ages: Preschool is 3-5 years and Toddler is 2-3 years. Advance registration required except for weekend/drop-i...
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440 W Short St Lexington KY - 859-258-3258
~15.60 miles from Wilmore city center
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The mission of the Explorium of Lexington is to create a fun and dynamic hands-on learning environment that inspires imagination and curiosity. Join us this summer for these exciting events!
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Cerlan Gallery Art Studio
522 W Short St Lexington KY - 859-233-7284
~15.62 miles from Wilmore city center
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Heritage Art Center
651 W Short St Lexington KY - 859-255-5127
~15.68 miles from Wilmore city center
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Heritage Art Center(859) 255-5127651 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40508 Get directionsCross Streets: Between Old Georgetown St and Jefferson St
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Bodley Bullock House Museum
200 Market St Lexington KY - 859-259-1266
~15.69 miles from Wilmore city center
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Hunt Morgan House
201 N Mill St Lexington KY - 859-233-3290
~15.71 miles from Wilmore city center
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In the midst of Lexington’s historic antebellum Gratz Park, the Hunt-Morgan House stands as a reminder of early 19th century life, when Lexington was known as The Athens of the West.Built in 1814, the Federal style Hunt-Morgan House has many beautiful architectural features, including the Palladian window with fan and sidelights that grace its front façade. In 1955, the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation was formed to save the home from impending demolition. The organization restored the home to its Federal appearance and now operates the house as a museum.The museum’s collection of early Kentucky furniture, antique porcelain and 19th century paintings captures the elegance of the Hunt and Morgan families. The rooms are furnished with articles of the period as well as those...