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Near Sanders in Carroll County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Grass Hills

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, June 12, 2019
1. Grass Hills Marker
Inscription.  Home and family cemetery of Lewis Sanders, 1781-1861. House built 1819, on land wife inherited from Col. George Nicholas, key drafter of Kentucky Constitution and the first state Attorney General. Sanders organized first Kentucky fair on his farm in Fayette County, 1816. With Henry Clay, 1817, made the first importation of shorthorn cattle from England, west of Alleghenies.
 
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1184.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsLandmarks. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 40.242′ N, 85° 0.782′ W. Marker is near Sanders, Kentucky, in Carroll County. Marker is on Ghent-Eagle Station Road south of Dividing Ridge Road (Kentucky Route 2984), on the left when traveling south. It is near the underpass under I-71 but there is no exit here. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 678 Ghent-Eagle Station Rd, Sanders KY 41083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Grass Hills Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 12, 2019
2. Grass Hills Marker
The underpass for I-71 can be seen in the distance.
6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sanders (approx. 3.8 miles away); Ghent (approx. 5.3 miles away); James Tandy Ellis (approx. 5.3 miles away); Historical Site - Switzerland County Courthouse (approx. 6.1 miles away in Indiana); The Styles and Stories of Vevay's Buildings (approx. 6.1 miles away in Indiana); Switzerland County Courthouse (approx. 6.1 miles away in Indiana); Switzerland County World War I Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away in Indiana); Switzerland County Honor Roll Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away in Indiana).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
 
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