Ashland The Henry Clay Estate

Samantha Lederman

He may be known to many as the Great Compromiser but this weekend’s Living History Event at Ashland the Henry Clay Estate shines the spotlight on the famous Kentuckian’s contributions to agriculture.  WUKY’s Samantha Lederman has this preview.

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For the first time in over 130 years hemp has been harvested at Ashland the Henry Clay Estate.  The crop was planted in May as a demonstration plot in an effort to educate guests about industrial hemp and Henry Clay’s impact on early Kentucky industry.

Ashland The Henry Clay Estate

To celebrate national hemp heritage week, the historic home of the great compromiser is holding a day-long hemp symposium this Saturday.

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The people at Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, have their fingers crossed for good weather on Sunday evening as the historic property is holding its fourth annual Lighting on the Lawn event.

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