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Danville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Site of Log Courthouse

 
 
Site of Log Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
1. Site of Log Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  Kentucky District Court sessions held here March 14, 1785, until Court of Appeals set up in 1792. Created by Virginia statute on May 6, 1782, the court first met in Harrodsburg on March 3, 1783. Later meetings at Low Dutch Station and John Crow's Station before moved here. Samuel McDowell, John Floyd, George Muter, first judges; Walker Daniel, prosecutor; John May, clerk.
 
Erected 1980 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 49.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 14, 1785.
 
Location. 37° 38.684′ N, 84° 46.224′ W. Marker is in Danville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is on East Walnut Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Danville KY 40422, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Alban Gilpin Smith Goldsmith
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Grayson’s Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Grayson's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Brick Schoolhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Ephraim McDowell House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Site of Log Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
2. Site of Log Courthouse Marker
Log Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
3. Log Courthouse
Additional Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, August 13, 2018
4. Additional Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 11, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   4. submitted on August 13, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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