Whitehaven is hardly your average rest stop. This magnificent home along I-24 near Paducah, Kentucky serves as a Tourist Welcome Center. This restored home houses a collection of artifacts that belonged to the former Vice-president Alben Barkley. The collection includes the Vice-Presidential desk and chair, walking canes, senatorial shaving mugs, the first Vice-President flag, the 1948 inaugural Bible and other mementoes. National Register of Historic Places # 84001824.
The Weidemann Hill Mansion located in Newport, KY. The Mansion was built in 1894 by Charles Wiedemann, heir to the George Wiedemann Brewery. Cincinnati’s noted architect Samuel Hannaford (Music Hall, City Hall, Cincinnatian Hotel, Wiedemann Brewery) was commissioned to design the chateauesque style mansion.
The Crenshaw House (also known as the Crenshaw Mansion, Hickory Hill or, most commonly, The Old Slave House) is a historic former residence and alleged haunted house located in Gallatin County, Illinois. Built by John Crenshaw in 1842, it was known that Crenshaw would kidnap and torture people, and then chain them up as slaves. Many spirits are known to wander the place to this day.