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Grundy Plantation / Felix Grundy

 
 
Grundy Plantation / Felix Grundy Marker (Side 1) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
1. Grundy Plantation / Felix Grundy Marker (Side 1)
Inscription.  Grundy Plantation
Settled by George and Elizabeth Grundy in 1780 after fleeing war-torn Berkeley Co., Va. This wilderness frontier of Va., then called Kaintuckee, became a state in 1792. Son Samuel stayed on the farm and expanded it. Another son Felix chose law and politics. This portion of the farm still remains in the Grundy family.

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Felix Grundy
Gained prominence as a celebrated criminal lawyer & political leader. He practiced law in Springfield, took part in 2nd Const. Convention, served Washington Co.(1800-02) & Nelson Co. (1804-06) in legislature. Became judge of Ct. of Appeals, then Chief Justice of Ky. in 1807. U.S. Senator 1829-38, 1839-40 & U.S. Attorney General, 1838-39.
 
Erected 2008 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2264.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 45.387′ N, 85° 16.086′ W. Marker is near Springfield, Kentucky, in

Grundy Plantation / Felix Grundy Marker (Side 2) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
2. Grundy Plantation / Felix Grundy Marker (Side 2)
Washington County. Marker is on Valley Hill Road, on the right 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln Cabin (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Marriage of Nancy & Thomas Lincoln (approx. 2.9 miles away); Nancy Hanks and Thomas Lincoln (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Lincolns Move West (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named The Lincoln Cabin (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Berry Cabin (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Nancy Hanks Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lincoln Homestead State Park (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .  Felix Grundy. (Submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Grundy Plantation / Felix Grundy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
3. Grundy Plantation / Felix Grundy Marker
Grundy Plantation / Felix Grundy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
4. Grundy Plantation / Felix Grundy Marker
Felix Grundy image. Click for full size.
George Drury (via Wikipedia), 1858
5. Felix Grundy
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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