Members' Meet and Mingle
Sep
13
5:30 pm17:30

Members' Meet and Mingle

Free; Members Only

Socialize with your fellow history and preservation enthusiasts as we conduct the 49th annual business meeting of the Kentucky Mansions Preservation Foundation. After the short meeting, members are welcome to linger and mingle at the museum. Light refreshments will be served. Membership information available here.

"Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckley" Special Topic Tour
Sep
20
5:00 pm17:00

"Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckley" Special Topic Tour

Tours at 5PM and 7PM
$15 non-members; $13 group (4+ guests); $10 members. 
Space is limited, reservations recommended.

Born the same year in very different circumstances, Mary Lincoln and African American seamstress Elizabeth Keckley developed a special relationship during the White House years. This evening tour explores their relationship and compares Mrs. Keckley’s life experiences to those of enslaved members of the Todd household. Tour lasts approximately 60 minutes.

"Fascinating First Lady" Girl Scout Event
Sep
28
6:00 pm18:00

"Fascinating First Lady" Girl Scout Event

Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts are invited to visit the Mary Todd Lincoln House for an event about Mrs. President Lincoln. Scouts will meet Mrs. Lincoln and enjoy hands-on activities that illustrate her many roles as first lady—from entertainer to volunteer. Reservations required by contacting crausch@gswrc.org at Girl Scouts of Kentucky's Wilderness Road.

"House Divided" Cemetery Walking Tours
Oct
1
Oct 29

"House Divided" Cemetery Walking Tours

Sundays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29
$10 non-members; $5 members. 

Enjoy the beauty of Lexington Cemetery on this guided walking tour. The tour addresses Lexington's divided loyalties during the Civil War. The tour includes both military persons and civilians, with more of an emphasis on the home-front. Space is limited. Reservations recommended.

Family Quest
Apr
28
2:00 pm14:00

Family Quest

Walking Tour
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Come see downtown Lexington through the eyes Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of the 16th president of the United States!  The quest uses clues to direct you from place to place in downtown Lexington. 


Floral First Lady
May
31
5:30 pm17:30

Floral First Lady

$15 non-members; $13 group (4+ guests); $10 members. Space limited.

Join us as we explore Mary’s lifelong relationship with flowers and make a small bouquet like those Mary carried!  Family stories recall that Mary’s love of flowers began as a child, when the Todd home had a garden with lilacs, roses, and other flowers. 

RASCALS, REBELS & ROMANTICS
Apr
20
5:00 pm17:00

RASCALS, REBELS & ROMANTICS

Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 5PM, 6PM, and 7PM
$15 non-members; $13 group (4+ guests); $10 members. 
Space is limited, reservations recommended.

Abraham Lincoln quipped that while God was satisfied with one “d” in his name, the Todd family needed two. This evening tour introduces Mary Todd’s large and lively family—from serious older sisters to boisterous younger brothers.! Join us for an evening of often overlooked Todd family history!