“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bowling Green in Warren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Old Stagecoach Stop

Old Stagecoach Stop Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave, January 7, 2019
1. Old Stagecoach Stop Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1841 by Samuel Murrell, this house was a well-known inn and stagecoach stop on Louisville-Nashville road until the L&N Railroad was completed in 1859. This property previously belonged to Susannah Henry Madison, wife of General Thomas Madison and sister of Patrick Henry. She was buried here and was later moved to a cemetery in Smiths Grove.
Erected 1976 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1573.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceRoads & VehiclesWomen. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1841.
Location. 37° 3.527′ N, 86° 17.757′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is on Louisville Road (U.S. 31W). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakland KY 42159, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oakland-Freeport Historic District, Warren County, Kentucky (approx. 2.8 miles away); McFadin's Station
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(approx. 5.6 miles away); Chalybeate Springs / Chameleon Springs (approx. 5.8 miles away); Home/Office of Duncan Hines 1941-1959 (approx. 6˝ miles away); Baker Hill (approx. 7.8 miles away); Fort Webb and Civil War Earthworks (approx. 8.2 miles away); Fort Webb (approx. 8.2 miles away); Confederate Monument of Bowling Green (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bowling Green.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2019, by Dave of Spence, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 25 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 7, 2019, by Dave of Spence, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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