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Harrodsburg in Mercer County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Morgan Row - 1807

 
 
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Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Morgan Row - 1807 Marker
Inscription.  First row-house in Kentucky. Built by Squire Joseph Morgan. English traditional plan. Early Harrodsburg noted tavern, social, business center. Vice President Richard M. Johnson, hero Battle of the Thames, was guest here at reunion of survivors, Oct. 5, 1836.
 
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 185.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceWar of 1812. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 37° 45.64′ N, 84° 50.683′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on South Chiles Street just south of Short Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 220 South Chiles Street, Harrodsburg KY 40330, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morgan Row (within shouting distance of this marker); A General's Prayer (within shouting distance of this marker); Mercer County Before Kentucky Became a State (within shouting distance of this marker); Lawyer’s Row (within shouting
Morgan Row - 1807 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Morgan Row - 1807 Marker
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distance of this marker); William McBride House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Court House Square (about 300 feet away); Dr. A. D. Price House (about 300 feet away); Colonel George Morgan Chinn, USMC / Weapons Expert (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrodsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 4, 2022