“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Cynthiana in Harrison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

A Renowned Piscator

A Renowned Piscator Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, September 11, 2010
1. A Renowned Piscator Marker
Inscription. Dr. James A. Henshall, 1836-1925, author Book of the Black Bass and others, brought fame to Kentucky's South Licking, Elkhorn, and Stoner streams. He came here to practice medicine. During Civil War healed wounds for men in Blue and Gray. Left, regained health, returned in 1880, wrote book. With U.S. Bureau of Fisheries, 1896-1917, he found new method for fish propagation.
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 651.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 23.2′ N, 84° 17.97′ W. Marker is in Cynthiana, Kentucky, in Harrison County. Marker is on Paris Pike (U.S. 27) 0.2 miles west of McIlvain Blvd., on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cynthiana KY 41031, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1st and 2nd Battle of Cynthiana (a few steps from this marker); Destroyers-USS Cassin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Log Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away); County Named, 1793 (approx. mile away); The Old Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Death Valley Scotty (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ruddle's Station (approx. 3.3 miles away); Bourbon Whiskey / Jacob Spears (approx. 7.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cynthiana.
Categories. Science & MedicineWar, US Civil
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 77 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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