Home of Richard Hickman. Born in Va., 1757. Built house in 1797. Clark County's first legislative representative, 1793-98. Member 1799 Ky. Constitutional convention. General in the kentucky Militia. State senator, 1800-8, 1811-12, 1819-22. Lt. Gov., 1812-16, serving briefly as Governor in 1813 while Gov. Shelby led Ky. troops in War of 1812. Died in 1832. Buried here.