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

Pleasant Retreat

Home of Governor William Owsley

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
1. Pleasant Retreat Marker
Inscription. Home of William Owsley and his son-in-law Simeon Anderson. Built about 1815. Owsley, 1782-1862, State House of Representatives and Senate; Court of Appeals; Kentucky Secretary of State and Governor of Kentucky 1844-48. Owsley County named for him. Anderson, born 1802; State House of Representatives; in 1839, U.S. Congress. Died 1840, in office.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 713.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 36.55′ N, 84° 34.8′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Kentucky, in Garrard County. Marker is on Stanford Street (U.S. 27) north of Industry Road (Route 39), on the left when traveling north. 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. Garrard County, 1797 (approx. 0.7 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Buford-Salter House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lancaster Public Spring (approx. 0.8 miles away); Home of Statesmen
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By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
2. Pleasant Retreat Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Local Authoress (approx. 0.8 miles away); Home of Gov. Bradley (approx. 0.9 miles away); Walker Foxhounds (approx. 4.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Categories. Politics
 
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By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
3. Pleasant Retreat Marker
Pleasant Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
4. Pleasant Retreat Marker
The Governor William Owsley House thanks these ladies for its preservation--Pat Ballard, Rose Holtzclaw, Margaret Simpson
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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