The Henry Clay Society is a special gift recognition society honoring the individuals and corporations who have demonstrated a commitment to the Henry Clay Foundation. The leadership provided by the Henry Clay Society sets an example for others who support the Ashland estate, thus maintaining its historical and educational significance.
The tangible benefits of membership to the individual are a permanent brass plate placed on a memorial wall at Ashland and an invitation to an annual formal dinner to honor the recipient of the Henry Clay Award.
This award and its accompanying medallion recognize an exemplary and significant individual for the qualities which Henry Clay was most noted. Other benefits include unlimited free tours for donors and family, a newsletter, notification of all special events, and a discount at the Museum Store.
$25,000 Founding Trustee
Past Medallion Recipients:
2017 Congressman Hal Rogers
2014 Dr. T. Pearse Lyons
2012 Itzhak Perlman
2011 Speakers of the House John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, Dennis Hastert, Jim Wright, Newt Gingrich
Dr. Thomas D. Clark
Mr. W.T. Young
Speaker of the House Thomas D. Foley
Senator Trent Lott
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor
Gov. Edward T. Breathitt
Ambassador William S. Farish
Mrs. Lucille Caudill Little
Gov. Wendell Ford
Mr. Ted Turner
Senator Mitch McConnell & Secretary Elaine Chao
Mr. Hilary J. Boone
Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein
Senators Edward M. Kennedy and Nancy Kassebaum-Baker
Please support the preservation of Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate by remembering the Henry Clay Memorial Foundation in your estate planning.