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Paris in Bourbon County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Eades Tavern

 
 
Eades Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 7, 2011
1. Eades Tavern Marker
Inscription. This log building lined with adz-hewn cherry was built as a tavern. In 1795 it became first post office in Paris. Thomas Eades then served as tavern owner and postmaster. Robert Trimble had home and law office here before becoming U.S. Supreme Court justice, 1826. It became site of Lizzie Walker's private school. Listed on National Register of Historic Places, 1973.
 
Erected 1988 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1824.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 12.736′ N, 84° 15.077′ W. Marker is in Paris, Kentucky, in Bourbon County. Marker is on High Street (U.S. 460), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in the front yard of the tavern. Marker is at or near this postal address: 421 High Street, Paris KY 40361, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Holmes McGuffey (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Duncan Tavern (about 400 feet away); Bourbon County, 1786 (about 400 feet away); John Edwards 1748-1837 / Westwood
Eades Tavern with the marker on the left image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 7, 2011
2. Eades Tavern with the marker on the left
(about 500 feet away); CSA at Paris, 1862 (about 600 feet away); Cane Ridge Meeting House (approx. 4.6 miles away); Bourbon Whiskey / Jacob Spears (approx. 5 miles away); Johnston's Inn (approx. 5.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Paris.
 
Also see . . .  Robert Trimble - Supreme Court Justice. (Submitted on June 24, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Tablet describing building as first Paris Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 7, 2011
3. Tablet describing building as first Paris Post Office
Tablet is at the bottom of the steps leading to the tavern at sidewalk level.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 553 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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