Country Estate Elegance Located just an hour south of Lexington, Historic Shelby Manor is nestled on 625 acres of bluegrass countryside called Arcadia Farm. The property, built in 1826 by the son of the first governor of Kentucky, Isaac Shelby, is considered to be one of the most distinctive historic homes in the state. Tucked behind private iron gates and lined by 100 year old trees, the Manor is surrounded by lush green grounds and is beautifully landscaped. This is not just an ordinary wedding venue, Historic Shelby Manor has almost 200 years of American history which will make your wedding truly unique. Arcadia Farm features a beautiful mansion, a stunning octagon shaped reception pavilion, and overnight accommodations to pamper your guests and provide you with a unique Kentucky experience for any occasion. Call today for more information and to book us for your wedding or special event!