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Near Winchester in Clark County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rare 1860 Tombstones

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
1. Rare 1860 Tombstones Marker
Inscription. In the burial ground, one-fourth mile east, are two rare Carrara marble tombstones carved in Italy by Joel Tanner Hart, the world renowned sculptor. He brought the stones to America, 1860, at time of unveiling of his great statue of Henry Clay in Richmond, Va. Visiting his birthplace near here, he placed stones in memory of his parents, Josiah and Judith Hart.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 710.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 59.4′ N, 84° 7.683′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Kentucky, in Clark County. Marker is on Ironworks Road west of Morris Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester KY 40391, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. East Broadway Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Sculptor's Birthplace (approx. 2.3 miles away); Clark County Courthouse (approx. 2.7 miles away); Gov. James Clark Judicial Center (approx. 2.7 miles away); County Named 1793
Rare 1860 Tombstones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
2. Rare 1860 Tombstones Marker
(approx. 2.7 miles away); "Morgan's Men" Here (approx. 2.7 miles away); Hanson Home Site (approx. 3 miles away); Homer C. Ledford (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winchester.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 394 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Would appreciate a full close-up view of the other side of the marker - and any other landscape views. • Can you help?
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