Home Joomla! - the dynamic portal engine and content management system http://jouetthouse.org/ 2018-02-20T11:16:52+00:00 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management Home 2013-09-14T04:09:30+00:00 2013-09-14T04:09:30+00:00 http://jouetthouse.org/2-uncategorised/1-home Administrator info@jouetthouse.org <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: center;"><strong style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 14pt;"><strong>Visit</strong> the Home of the "Paul Revere of the South"</strong></p> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 10pt;">On the night of June 3-4, 1781, Captain John "Jack" Jouett, Jr.&nbsp;rode 40 miles through the backwoods of Virginia to warn Governor Thomas Jefferson and the Virginia legislature of the approach of 250 British troops. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 10pt;">Jack Jouett's heroic act saved the American Revolution by preventing the capture of its most important political leaders. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 10pt;">Jouett migrated to the Bluegrass after the war, where he played an important role in the Kentucky statehood convention, served in the legislature, and became a prosperous planter and breeder of fine horses and cattle. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 10pt;">He and his wife Sally Robards reared twelve children, including renowned portrait painter Matthew Harris Jouett.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 10pt;">This rural homestead includes a 1780's frontier stone cabin, used as a kitchen by the Jouetts. The 1797 Federal-style brick&nbsp;house features a formal parlor, a dining room, and three bedrooms. Period furnishings complement the rooms.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Trained docents provide tours on days of operation and by appointment. Special tours for children and the hearing-impaired are available.</strong></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: helvetica;"><strong>To view a promotional video about the Jack Jouett House Historic Site, please click the link below.&nbsp; You can also view the video on our Facebook page.</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: helvetica;"><strong><a href="https://youtu.be/wyOXkpGnSeI"></a><a></a><span style="color: #000000;"><a><span style="color: #000000;"></span></a><a href="https://youtu.be/wyOXkpGnSeI"><span style="color: #000000;">https://youtu.be/wyOXkpGnSeI</span></a></span></strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: helvetica;"><strong>Video provided by Tattered Sails Pictures LLC</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: helvetica; color: #000000;"><strong><a href="http://www.tattered"><span style="color: #000000;"></span></a><a href="http://www.tatteredsailspictures.com"><span style="color: #000000;">www.tatteredsailspictures.com</span></a></strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: helvetica; color: #000000;"></span><span style="font-family: helvetica; color: #000000;"> <br /></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: center;"><strong style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 14pt;"><strong>Visit</strong> the Home of the "Paul Revere of the South"</strong></p> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 10pt;">On the night of June 3-4, 1781, Captain John "Jack" Jouett, Jr.&nbsp;rode 40 miles through the backwoods of Virginia to warn Governor Thomas Jefferson and the Virginia legislature of the approach of 250 British troops. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 10pt;">Jack Jouett's heroic act saved the American Revolution by preventing the capture of its most important political leaders. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 10pt;">Jouett migrated to the Bluegrass after the war, where he played an important role in the Kentucky statehood convention, served in the legislature, and became a prosperous planter and breeder of fine horses and cattle. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 10pt;">He and his wife Sally Robards reared twelve children, including renowned portrait painter Matthew Harris Jouett.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 10pt;">This rural homestead includes a 1780's frontier stone cabin, used as a kitchen by the Jouetts. The 1797 Federal-style brick&nbsp;house features a formal parlor, a dining room, and three bedrooms. Period furnishings complement the rooms.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Trained docents provide tours on days of operation and by appointment. Special tours for children and the hearing-impaired are available.</strong></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: helvetica;"><strong>To view a promotional video about the Jack Jouett House Historic Site, please click the link below.&nbsp; You can also view the video on our Facebook page.</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: helvetica;"><strong><a href="https://youtu.be/wyOXkpGnSeI"></a><a></a><span style="color: #000000;"><a><span style="color: #000000;"></span></a><a href="https://youtu.be/wyOXkpGnSeI"><span style="color: #000000;">https://youtu.be/wyOXkpGnSeI</span></a></span></strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: helvetica;"><strong>Video provided by Tattered Sails Pictures LLC</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: helvetica; color: #000000;"><strong><a href="http://www.tattered"><span style="color: #000000;"></span></a><a href="http://www.tatteredsailspictures.com"><span style="color: #000000;">www.tatteredsailspictures.com</span></a></strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: helvetica; color: #000000;"></span><span style="font-family: helvetica; color: #000000;"> <br /></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div>