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

Johnston's Inn

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
1. Johnston's Inn Marker
Inscription. Robert Johnston, a Revolutionary War captain, was born in Virginia in 1749. He and his wife operated a tavern in their house here from 1796-1812. Located on what was the main road between Maysville and Lexington, this inn served stage and horseback passengers in its 30-foot tavern room with sleeping accommodations overhead. This house appears on first Ky. map of 1784.
 
Erected 1960 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1283.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 13.267′ N, 84° 21.017′ W. Marker is near Paris, Kentucky, in Bourbon County. Marker is on Georgetown Road (U.S. 460) east of Clay Kiser Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Silas Baptist Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Bourbon Whiskey / Jacob Spears (approx. 4.6 miles away); Eades Tavern (approx. 5.4 miles away); Duncan Tavern (approx. 5.5 miles away); William Holmes McGuffey
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By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
2. Johnston's Inn Marker
(approx. 5.5 miles away); CSA at Paris, 1862 (approx. 5.5 miles away); Bourbon County, 1786 (approx. 5.5 miles away); John Edwards 1748-1837 / Westwood (approx. 5.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Paris.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Johnston's Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
3. Johnston's Inn Marker
Johnston's Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
4. Johnston's Inn Marker
Johnston's Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
5. Johnston's Inn Marker
 
 
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