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Leitchfield in Grayson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Courthouse Named, 1810

 
 
Courthouse Named, 1810 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. Courthouse Named, 1810 Marker
Inscription. For Col. William Grayson, 1740-90, aide de-camp to Gen. Washington. Lawyer; in Revolutionary Army, 1776-79; Board of War, 1780-81; Virginia Assembly and Continental Congress, 1784-87; State Convention ratifying Federal Constitution 1788; first U. S. Senate, 1789-90. Washington once owned 5,000 acres in county, which was formed from Hardin and Ohio counties.
 
Erected 1965 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 873.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 28.816′ N, 86° 17.634′ W. Marker is in Leitchfield, Kentucky, in Grayson County. Marker is at the intersection of Public Square and North Main Street (U.S. 62), on the left when traveling south on Public Square. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of the Grayson County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Public Square, Leitchfield KY 42754, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grayson County World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Grayson County Korean War Memorial (within
Grayson County Courthouse with marker on extreme left under tree. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. Grayson County Courthouse with marker on extreme left under tree.
shouting distance of this marker); Grayson County WWI War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Jack Thomas House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leitchfield Landmarks (about 500 feet away); Shaw's Station / Beaver Dam Creek Baptist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Grayson County. (Submitted on September 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitical SubdivisionsPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
View from marker west on West Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
3. View from marker west on West Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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