Near Carrollton in Carroll County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
The Masterson House
Oldest brick house still standing in county, this was home of Richard and Sarah Masterson. Bricks laid in Flemish bond. House was center of town's activities. Mastersons, leading Methodists, opened their home for services before church erected in 1810. Masterson was among early trustees of Port William, now Carrollton, which was incorporated in 1794. See over.
The Masterson House - First court of Gallatin County held here May 14, 1799. Bishop Francis Asbury visited "Widow Masterson" in 1808. Sarah and Richard Masterson are buried in the family cemetery nearby. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, 1975. It was restored by the Port William Historical Society, 1979-1980.
Erected 1982 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1725.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 41.269′ N, 85° 9.066′ W. Marker is near Carrollton, Kentucky, in Carroll County. Marker is on U.S. 42 east of Carraco Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carrollton KY 41008, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Carrollton (approx. half a mile away); Col. Percival Pierce Butler (approx. 1.4 miles away); General William Orlando Butler (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Price of Freedom (approx. 1.5 miles away); Home of Gen. Butler (approx. 1.6 miles away); World War I & World War I I Memorial - - Carroll County, Kentucky (approx. 1.6 miles away); Korea & Vietnam - - War Memorial of Carroll County Kentucky (approx. 1.6 miles away); Scott's Blockhouse (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carrollton.
Also see . . . Video - -> Masterson House ::. (Courtesy:: Allison Bruning -'You-Tube') An Excellent video of the Masterson House Interior.
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