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Cynthiana in Harrison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Log Court House

 
 
Old Log Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 13, 2015
1. Old Log Court House Marker
Inscription. Oldest house in Cynthiana, built 1790. Young Henry Clay practiced law here, 1806. In 1817, city's first newspaper, the Guardian of Liberty was printed by Adam Keenan, assisted by H. H. Kavanaugh, later a noted Bishop, and Dudley Mann, who became a diplomat to France. Guthrie's Arithmetic, first to be published west of Alleghenies, was also printed here.
 
Erected 1975 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1539.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 23.384′ N, 84° 17.898′ W. Marker is in Cynthiana, Kentucky, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street and McKnight Alley, on the left when traveling north on Court Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Court Street, Cynthiana KY 41031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Destroyers-USS Cassin (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1793 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Renowned Piscator (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1st and 2nd Battle of Cynthiana
Old Log Court House image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 13, 2015
2. Old Log Court House
(approx. mile away); The Old Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Death Valley Scotty (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ruddle's Station (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bourbon Whiskey / Jacob Spears (approx. 8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cynthiana.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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