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About the Brown-Pusey House
The Brown-Pusey House built in 1825 by John Y. Hill was home for he and his wife, Rebecca. This warm and stately old home was for many years the Hill House, a boarding house operated by "Aunt Beck" Hill. Among the guests at the Hill House were General George Armstrong Custer and his wife Elizabeth. General Custer's assignment in Elizabethtown was to combat the influence of the Ku Klux Klan and the illegal distilleries.

Other notable visitors to the Hill House were the Swedish Nightingale, Jenny Lind, who sang on the front steps, and General John Hunt Morgan of the Confederate Army who dined at the Hill House on several occasions. In 1923, the Brown-Pusey House was restored and given to the community by Dr. William Allen Pusey and Dr. Alfred Brown Pusey (great-nephews of "Aunt Beck") as well as Mrs. Sallie Cunningham Pusey and the related Hastings family.

The Brown-Pusey House serves the community in many ways, as envisioned by its grantors. This Georgian mansion houses the Pusey Room Museum, a genealogical library, and meeting rooms for private and public functions. There is also a beautifully maintained garden for the public to enjoy.

Upcoming Events
7 JULYAaron McDowell (Blue Soul)
  Sponsored by: Larue Financial Advisors
14 JULYGary Fights & James & Johnny (Covers/Some Originals)
  Sponsored by: Mark Harris Properties
21 JULYMe & You (Country Pop & Rock)
  Sponsored by: DuPlessis Orthodontics
28 JULYLimestone Creek/JT McAdams (Alt Pop)
  Sponsored by: Addington Transportation
4 AUGLaurie Jane & The 45s (Blues)
  Sponsored by: Swope Dealerships
11 AUGLaurel Branch (Dolly to Dylan)
  Sponsored by: South Central Bank
18 AUGChris Toczko/Luie Brangers (Country)
  Sponsored by: Community Foundation Heartland
25 AUGGypsy Stone Kings (Alt Pop)
  Sponsored by: Keith & Keith Enterprises
1 SEPTPoor Man's Grave (Alt Pop)
  Sponsored by: John O. Lewis
8 SEPTMicah Kesselring (Blues)
  Sponsored by: Hardin County Heritage Council
15 SEPTLindsey Heineken (Country Rock)
  Sponsored by: Mike Thomas/Janet Team
22 SEPTThe Alley Hounds (Rhythm & Blues)
  Sponsored by: Auto Glass Plus & Bluegrass Ins.
29 SEPTAndrea Tanaro Band (Rock)
  Sponsored by: Signmakers/Elizabethtown Flying Service
6 OCTWrap Up Party
  Sponsored by: Stoneworks & Larue Financial Adv.
Free tours of the house and The Cunningham Garden are available Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00A.M. to 4:00P.M. Donations are welcomed.
Vision Statement: The Brown-Pusey House will be the foremost place that fosters Community and furthers education and cultural development of the region.

Mission Statement: The Brown-Pusey House preserve the history and heritage of the house and our region and serves as the place to bring community together.
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