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Erlanger in Kenton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Timberlake

 
 
Timberlake Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 12, 2019
1. Timberlake Marker
Inscription.  In 1826 this two-story brick home was built beside an Indian trail. Its builder, Major William Thornton Timberlake, in War of 1812, helped to develop toll road which became Dixie Highway. Home of son-in-law, Dr. John H. Stevenson, first to practice medicine in Boone and Kenton counties. Five generations of Timberlakes, Stevensons and Taylors have lived in this house.
 
Erected 1977 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1626.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansRoads & VehiclesSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1826.
 
Location. 39° 0.943′ N, 84° 35.938′ W. Marker is in Erlanger, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Marker is on Stevenson Road (Kentucky Route 236) east of Dixie Highway (Route 42), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 Stevenson Rd, Erlanger KY 41018, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles
Timberlake Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 12, 2019
2. Timberlake Marker
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of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Erlanger Depot / Erlanger Proper Subdivision (approx. 0.2 miles away); Erlanger Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Skirmish at Florence (approx. 1.9 miles away); Center of Population of U.S. in 1880 (approx. 3 miles away); Hopeful Lutheran Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); 1937 Flood at Constance / Anderson Ferry (approx. 4.1 miles away); Fort Mitchel (approx. 4.1 miles away); John Hunt Morgan Escape Route (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erlanger.
 
Home Built by Major William Thornton Timberlake image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 12, 2019
3. Home Built by Major William Thornton Timberlake
This is private property.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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