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

Morgan Row

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Morgan Row Marker
Inscription.  "Built by Squire Joseph Morgan and extended by John G. Chiles for whom the street was named, who had stage contracts extending largely over Kentucky that kept Harrodsburg wide awake with the rattle of the wheels and the echoes of the merry stage horn." Contains Matthew P. Lowery woodwork.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 25.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, Harrodsburg, James Harrod Trust series list.
 
Location. 37° 45.626′ N, 84° 50.685′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on South Chiles Street just north of West Office Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 230 S Chiles St, 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 - 1807 (within shouting distance of this marker); Mercer County Before Kentucky Became a State (within shouting distance of this marker); A General's Prayer
Morgan Row Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Morgan Row Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Lawyer’s Row (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel George Morgan Chinn, USMC / Weapons Expert (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); County Named / Mercer County (about 300 feet away); Court House Square (about 300 feet away); Old Mercer County Jail (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrodsburg.
 
Morgan Row image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
3. Morgan Row
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   3. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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