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Columbia in Adair County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jane Lampton Home

 
 
Jane Lampton Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
1. Jane Lampton Home Marker
Inscription. Girlhood home of Jane Lampton (1803-1891). Wife of John Marshall Clemens. Mother of "Mark Twain." Granddaughter of Colonel William Casey, original Adair County settler.
 
Erected by the Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 128.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 6.187′ N, 85° 18.388′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Kentucky, in Adair County. Marker is at the intersection of Greensburg Street (Kentucky Route 439) and Public Square, on the right when traveling south on Greensburg Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Public Square, Columbia KY 42728, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Adair County Revolutionary War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Raids (within shouting distance of this marker); Adair County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Frank L. Wolford (within shouting distance of this marker); Frank Lane Wolford (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct
View of Courthouse from marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
2. View of Courthouse from marker.
line); Columbia-Union Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daniel Trabue (1760-1840) (approx. mile away); Male and Female School Site / Student Parking in the 1850s (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article. (Submitted on May 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicSettlements & Settlers
 
View looking north on Greensburg Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
3. View looking north on Greensburg Street.
Jane Lampton Clemens image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
4. Jane Lampton Clemens
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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