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Guided tours planned at Mary Todd Lincoln House

Three tours on Aug. 21

Mary Todd Lincoln House
Mary Todd Lincoln House.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 14, 2014) — The Mary Todd Lincoln House will offer an evening tour entitled Mrs. Lincoln’s Civil War at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21. The guided tour examines the first lady’s wartime activities- from attending official functions to dealing with Confederate relatives.

Reservations are required. Admission is $15 for individuals, $13 per person with a group of four or more, and $10 per person for members and their guests.
The museum is located at 578 West Main Street in downtown Lexington. Free parking is located directly behind the house. Call Gwen at 859-233-9999 for reservations.

The Mary Todd Lincoln House is the girlhood home of Mrs. Lincoln. She brought her husband and children to visit the Todd family in 1847. The first historic site restored to honor a first lady, the museum is operated by Kentucky Mansions Preservation Foundation, a private non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and promoting historic properties.