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Simpsonville in Shelby County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Stone Inn

 
 
Old Stone Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 15, 2019
1. Old Stone Inn Marker
Inscription.  This structure on Midland Trail has been a tavern, stagecoach inn, and home since built in early 1800s. Erected from stone quarried nearby. Oldest stone residence in Shelby County still standing and occupied. Operated as early tavern; among its owners was Fleming P. Rogers, 1817-27. After serving as private home for many years, Old Stone Inn opened as a restaurant in 1922.
 
Erected 1991 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1889.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 13.325′ N, 85° 20.857′ W. Marker is in Simpsonville, Kentucky, in Shelby County. Marker is on Shelbyville Road (U.S. 60) west of Buck Creek Road (Route 1848), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6905 Shelbyville Road, Simpsonville KY 40067, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Horrible Massacre" / African American Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Whitney M. Young, Jr. (1921-1971) (approx.
The Old Stone Inn (now the The Old Stone Inn & Tavern). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 15, 2019
2. The Old Stone Inn (now the The Old Stone Inn & Tavern).
1 miles away); Lincoln Institute Campus (approx. 1 miles away); Thelma L. Stovall (approx. 1.6 miles away); Benj. Logan-Pioneer / James Knox-Pioneer (approx. 4 miles away); The Armstrong Hotel (approx. 7.1 miles away); Science Hill School (approx. 7.1 miles away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky 1806 Return of Expedition / Death of Meriwether Lewis (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Simpsonville.
 
Also see . . .  Old Stone Inn website about the Inn. (Submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The view east on the Midland Trail. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 15, 2019
3. The view east on the Midland Trail.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 87 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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