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Near Carrollton in Carroll County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
The Masterson House
 
Side A - - The Masterson House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
1. Side A - - The Masterson House Marker
 
Inscription.
Side A

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.

Side B
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.
 
Side B - - The Masterson House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
2. Side B - - The Masterson House Marker
 
At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 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. (Submitted on December 13, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Long View Side A - - The Masterson House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
3. Long View Side A - - The Masterson House Marker
 
 
Long View Side B - - The Masterson House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
4. Long View Side B - - The Masterson House Marker
 
 
Wide View Side A - - The Masterson House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
5. Wide View Side A - - The Masterson House Marker
 
 
Sign - - Historic Masterson House Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
6. Sign - - Historic Masterson House
 
 
Wide View Side B - - The Masterson House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
7. Wide View Side B - - The Masterson House Marker
 
 
The Masterson House Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
8. The Masterson House
 
 
East End - - The Masterson House Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
9. East End - - The Masterson House
 
 
Interior - Reception Area of The Masterson House Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
10. Interior - Reception Area of The Masterson House
 
 
Old Photo of Home and Other Items Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
11. Old Photo of Home and Other Items
 
 
The Masterson Family Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
12. The Masterson Family Cemetery
The Family Cemetery is located to the East - just off of U.S.42 - as you enter the Home property.
 
 
The Masterson Family Cemetery - - Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
13. The Masterson Family Cemetery - - Marker
 
 
Grave Stone Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
14. Grave Stone
 
 
Grave Stone Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
15. Grave Stone
 
 
Grave Stone Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
16. Grave Stone
 
 
Grave Stone Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
17. Grave Stone
 
 
Grave Stone Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
18. Grave Stone
 
 
The Masterson House  &  Grave Stones Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
19. The Masterson House & Grave Stones
 
 
Long View - - The Masterson House Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
20. Long View - - The Masterson House
 
 
Jane Hoagland White - - 1789 - 1877 Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
21. Jane Hoagland White - - 1789 - 1877
 
 
Margaret White Masterson - - 1826 - 1911 Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
22. Margaret White Masterson - - 1826 - 1911
 
 
Andrew Jackson Magnolia Tree Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
23. Andrew Jackson Magnolia Tree
A stone marker is at the base in front of the tree. See next photo for details.
 
 
Stone Marker by Jackson Magnolia Tree Photo, Click for full size
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
24. Stone Marker by Jackson Magnolia Tree
Andrew Jackson Magnolia
From the Hermitage
to the White House 1828
 
 
The Masterson House - Newpaper Clipping Photo, Click for full size
By Courtesy:: kykinfolks.com
25. The Masterson House - Newpaper Clipping
Text reads: "The oldest two-story brick house still standing on the Ohio between Pittsburg and Louisville was built by Richard Masterson in1790. The bricks, burned on the site and laid in Flemish bond by slave labor, are in excellent condition today."
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 20,509 times since then. This page was the Marker of the Week July 17, 2011. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20. submitted on September 3, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   21, 22. submitted on September 4, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   23, 24. submitted on September 23, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   25. submitted on June 29, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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