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

Jack Thomas House

 
 
Jack Thomas House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. Jack Thomas House Marker
Inscription.  First story, east wing of house, was the earliest brick residence in Grayson County. It was built ca. 1810 by Jack Thomas, first county and circuit court clerk. He added two-story brick wing on north, Federal style. Despite alterations of the 1870s-80s, original walls remain. A striking feature of construction is uniform log joists supporting first floor.
 
Erected 1978 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1634.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1810.
 
Location. 37° 28.795′ N, 86° 17.541′ W. Marker is in Leitchfield, Kentucky, in Grayson County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and South Clinton Street, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. Located at what is now the Grayson County Historical Society. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 122 East Main Street, Leitchfield KY 42754, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leitchfield Landmarks (within shouting distance of this marker); Grayson County WWI War Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grayson County Korean War Memorial (about 500 feet away); County Named, 1810 (about 500 feet away); Grayson County World War II Memorial (about 500 feet away); Shaw's Station / Beaver Dam Creek Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); “The Cedars” (approx. 2 miles away); Nolin Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 11˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leitchfield.
 
The former Jack Thomas House. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. The former Jack Thomas House.
Marker at the Grayson County Historical Society. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
3. Marker at the Grayson County Historical Society.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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