Wendy Bright worked at Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate as a volunteer and staff member, 2003-2009. She earned her MA in Art History at the University of Kentucky in 2008 with a Master’s Thesis entitled, “Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate, As House Museum: Private Home and Public Destination” under the direction of Dr. Wallis Miller, Associate Professor in Architecture. Now living in Chicago, Wendy is writing a book based on her thesis for the University Press of Kentucky.
This blog is an effort to share the wealth of historical information about the incredible and singular place that is Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate.
Main image of Ashland from original work by Frank Becker, Lexington, KY.