Joseph Morgan House (Round Ridge)

1060 Industry Rd, Harrodsburg, KY

The Morgan House, or Round Ridge, was the home of Joseph Morgan, one of the county’s outstanding businessmen. It is composed of a stone room and a brick unit joined by a frame breezeway. The original portion of the building was erected in 1790, the second portion added in 1817. Interior mantels contain sunbursts, reeding and detailing of Federal period. The front room on the north side of the hall was remodeled in the mid-nineteenth century to add Greek Revival features of wide baseboards and heavier woodwork around the doors. A kitchen addition was built about 1914.