Where Louisville Begins

We preserve and interpret the historic landscape and buildings of Locust Grove, the final home of Louisville’s founder George Rogers Clark, and tell the stories of all the individuals who lived and worked here, both free and enslaved.

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Photo credit: Jesse Hurt

Tour the House & Grounds

Locust Grove is a c.1792 Georgian mansion that tells the story of its original owners, William and Lucy Clark Croghan, and the story of American beginnings. You can experience Locust Grove at our regular tour times or by visiting our grounds.

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Rent Locust Grove for Your Event

Locust Grove, just minutes away from Downtown Louisville, offers elegant indoor and outdoor spaces perfect for your next event.

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Only by learning the names of these enslaved men, women and children, and by uncovering their stories, can we gain insight into some of what these individuals aspired to, hoped for, created and desired.

The Enslaved Community at Locust Grove

Locust Grove seeks to honor the lives of the enslaved community by interpreting the history of enslavement on our land accurately and honestly. Learn more about our ongoing research into the lives of the enslaved community at Locust Grove.

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