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Springfield in Washington County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Elmwood

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
1. Elmwood Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1851, by Wm. S. Davison, son of the town's first merchant. Typical Italianate style employed by Blue Grass architect Lewinski. Purchased by Hugh McElroy, 1858. In early Oct., 1862, Union forces moved through Springfield before Battle of Perryville. Gen. Buell made hdqrs. here. Forced owner's son to map water sources in area because of bad drought condition.
 
Erected 1967 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1040.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 40.546′ N, 85° 13.621′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Kentucky, in Washington County. Marker is on Lebanon Hill Road (Kentucky Route 528) north of Alma Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield KY 40069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Honor of Louis Sansbury (approx. 0.7 miles away); You are in The Holy Land! (approx. 0.7 miles away); Felix Grundy (1777 - 1840)
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By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
2. Elmwood Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Washington County (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lincoln - Hanks (approx. 0.7 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Morgan in Springfield (approx. 0.7 miles away); On Civil War Routes (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .  Elmwood. Kentucky Historical Society (Submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.) 
 
Categories. ArchitectureWar, US Civil
 
Elmwood image. Click for full size.
3. Elmwood
Major General Don Carlos Buell, U.S.A. image. Click for full size.
4. Major General Don Carlos Buell, U.S.A.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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