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Lancaster in Garrard County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lancaster Public Spring

 
 
Lancaster Public Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
1. Lancaster Public Spring Marker
Inscription. In early 1776 John Wilson and Andrew Cowan erected two small cabins near this location. In October of 1782 James Speed settled near this spring. In 1797 William Buford chose this spring to furnish water for the new Garrard Court. It continued as Lancaster's public water source for nearly 50 years.
 
Erected 2008 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2202.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 37.233′ N, 84° 34.65′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Kentucky, in Garrard County. Marker is on East Maple Avenue east of North Adams Street (a.k.a.: Habit Court), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster KY 40444, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Local Authoress (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Statesmen (about 600 feet away); Home of Gov. Bradley (about 600 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); Garrard County, 1797
Lancaster Public Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
2. Lancaster Public Spring Marker
(about 700 feet away); Buford-Salter House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pleasant Retreat (approx. 0.8 miles away); Walker Foxhounds (approx. 5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 3 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.
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