Bardstown in Nelson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
sister city in France
Benedict Joseph Flaget
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Places • Parks & Recreational Areas.
Location. 37° 48.571′ N, 85° 28.025′ W. Marker is in Bardstown, Kentucky, in Nelson County. Marker is at the intersection of Stephen Foster Avenue (U.S. 150) and Court Square, on the right when traveling west on Stephen Foster Avenue. Marker is located at the northwest apex of the small, triangular park/plaza at the northwest corner of Court Square, just north of Stephen Foster Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Court Square, Bardstown KY 40004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Successful Surgery (a few steps from this marker); Benedict Joseph Flaget (a few steps from this marker); Confederates Here (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1784 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Talbott Tavern (within shouting distance of this Wilson & Muir Bank & Trust Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Nelson County World War I, World War II, Korean War, & Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam 1969 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bardstown.
Also see . . . Benedict Joseph Flaget. First Bishop of Bardstown (subsequently of Louisville), Kentucky, U.S.A., born near Billom, Auvergne, France, 1763. He was ordained priest in 1787, at Issy, where Father Gabriel Richard, the future apostle of Michigan, was then superior. On 8 April, 1808, Bardstown, Kentucky, was created a see and Flaget was named its first bishop. (Submitted on July 5, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.