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Sat May 11, 2013

Farmhouse Shows Life Of Average Kentuckians

Knight-Taylor-Hockensmith House in Frankfort.
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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A Franklin County farmhouse that dates back to the 1800s is being considered for a historic designation as an example of how average Kentuckians have lived.

The State Journal reports the two-story home sits on 53 acres and is built around a two-room log saddlebag house.

The consideration comes after the home was spotted by Janie-Rice Brother, a senior architectural historian for the Kentucky Archaeological Survey, while she was surveying historic farms 2011.

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