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40th Anniversary of the Jack Jouett House

Community Event

Forty years ago a group of committed citizens held a dedication at the newly restored Jack Jouett House on Craig's Creek Road. On October 13, a celebration of that anniversary will be held, sponsored by Woodford County Fiscal Court and the Woodford County Historical Society. The theme of the event is "The Importance of Historic Preservation to the Community." Judge John Coyle will welcome guests, and long-time Executive Director Janice Clark will provide an overview of the restoration project. Nick Laracuente, Program Administrator for Site Protection and Archaeology for the Kentucky Heritage Council will discuss recent archaeology at the Jack Jouett House. Executive Director of Preservation Kentucky Betsy Hatfield will explore why preservation matters to local communities. Program begins at 1 p.m. in the Visitor's Center. Refreshments and a tour of the Jack Jouett House will follow. Admission is free. For more information contact the Jack Jouett House at 859-873-7902 or