"Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune.
Daniel Boone


Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Cedar Hall-Helm Place On Bowman Mill Road,Fayette County


This antebellum Greek Revival home was part of Bowman estate. Col. Abraham Bowman commanded 8th Va. Regt. in Revolution. Behind house was Todd's Station, built 1779 by Levi Todd, grandfather of Mary Todd Lincoln and Emilie Todd Helm. Mrs. Helm, wife of CSA Gen. Ben H. Helm, bought house, 1912. Later owned by William H. Townsend, Lincoln authority. Listed on National Register, 1978.

2575 Bowman's Mill Rd., Lexington, Fayette County Kentucky

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

wow.... That is my Great Grandmothers old home... Neat to see on here... scott oster