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

Daniel Trabue (1760-1840)

 
 
Daniel Trabue (1760-1840) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
1. Daniel Trabue (1760-1840) Marker
Inscription. A founder of Columbia, Trabue built original house (SW corner of this structure) ca. 1823. He served as trustee, sheriff, and justice of peace; operated grist mill, inn and retail store. Here Trabue wrote memoirs, 1827, of pioneer era, which included events at Logan's Station, Boonesborough, and service under Anthony Wayne. These accounts part of famous Draper Manuscripts.
 
Erected 1986 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1782.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 6.01′ N, 85° 18.196′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Kentucky, in Adair County. Marker is at the intersection of Jamestown Road (Kentucky Route 80) and Elm Street, on the right when traveling north on Jamestown Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Jamestown Road, Columbia KY 42728, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Col. Frank L. Wolford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Adair County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Raids (approx. mile away); Adair County Revolutionary War Memorial
Marker across Kentucky Highway 80. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
2. Marker across Kentucky Highway 80.
(approx. mile away); Male and Female School Site / Student Parking in the 1850s (approx. mile away); Jane Lampton Home (approx. mile away); Frank Lane Wolford (approx. 0.3 miles away); Columbia-Union Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .  Explore Kentucky History. (Submitted on May 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
View of area looking north on Jamestown Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
3. View of area looking north on Jamestown Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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