Liberty HallA National Historic LandmarkThis Georgian mansion was begun 1796, by John Brown and named for Lexington, Virginia academy he attended. His wife Margaretta and Elizabeth Love began first Sunday School west of Alleghenies in garden. Guests have included James Monroe, Zachary Taylor, Andrew Jackson and General Lafayette. In 1937 property deeded to Liberty Hall, Incorporated. Over.John Brown (1757-1837)A member of Continental Congress and one of Kentucky's first two United States senators, 1792-1805, John Brown was in Revolutionary War under Washington and served as aide to Lafayette. After reading law with Thomas Jefferson, he came to Kentucky and purchased this square from Andrew Holmes. In 1799 John married Margaretta Mason of New York; brought her here, 1801.