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Morganfield in Union County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

George Huston

 
 
George Huston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. George Huston Marker
Inscription. A Harvard graduate and lawyer who specialized in land litigations, George Huston helped found city's first bank in 1869. He owned and enlarged this antebellum house from the early brick section where Dr. Brady, Huston's father-in-law, lived. At Civil War's end, Union soldiers camped here. In 1846 President Tyler stayed here while Huston checked his land boundary.
 
Erected 1986 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1787.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 41.01′ N, 87° 54.801′ W. Marker is in Morganfield, Kentucky, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of North Brady Street and East McElroy Street, on the right when traveling north on North Brady Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Brady Street, Morganfield KY 42437, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln Spoke Here (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union County, 1811 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Forrest Reconnoitered (approx. ¼ mile away); Earle C. Clements
The George Huston house can be barely seen through the trees. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. The George Huston house can be barely seen through the trees.
Photos of the house can be seen in the link.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Baseball Great (approx. 2.1 miles away); Nally Spa (approx. 2.7 miles away); Richards Home Site (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Robert E. Lee Won with Sturgis Coal (approx. 10.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morganfield.
 
Also see . . .  Photos of the George Huston house. (Submitted on September 21, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
George Huston Marker looking south towards McElroy Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
3. George Huston Marker looking south towards McElroy Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 21, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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