Recent Articles on Thomas Edison House

Whitehall House & Gardens - Where History Grows

It is the mission of Whitehall House & Gardens to preserve, educate and present the house as a Victorian interpretation of a southern plantation and to maintain and develop the grounds and gardens as a green space for future generations.    Hume Logan, Jr., the property's last private resident, had a vision for his beloved Whitehall. read more »

A Working Hemp Farm in the 1800s

Read the history of hemp farming in ancient times . AGRICULTURE AT FARMINGTON IN THE 1810-1840 PERIOD Farmington was a 550-acre hemp plantation. Hemp was the principal cash crop, but not the only one. No Kentucky plantations were single crop operations. Diversified farming was the norm. One reason for this was the drastically fluctuating price for hemp sales. read more »