Washington Co. Contd. - Col. John Hardin, Revolutionary soldier, laid claim in area, 1780. Settled, 1786. On peace mission in Ohio, 1792, murdered by Indians. First Dominican Priory in U.S., 1806, where Jefferson Davis went to school, 1815-16. John Pope, U.S. Senator, 1807-13, came to Springfield, 1820. Governor, Arkansas Terr., 1829-35; Congress, 1837-43. Home and grave in city. Over.
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 853.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 45.706′ N, 85° 20.184′
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grundy Plantation / Felix Grundy (approx. 3.8 miles away); Matthew Walton (approx. 5.4 miles away); Camp Charity (approx. 6.1 miles away); Saint Rose Priory (approx. 6.2 miles away); Mt. Zion Covered Bridge (was approx. 6.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Kincheloe's Station (approx. 6.6 miles away); Lincoln Cabin (approx. 6.6 miles away); The Marriage of Nancy & Thomas Lincoln (approx. 6.6 miles away).
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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 43 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.