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

Maria Thomas Daviess House

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Maria Thomas Daviess House Marker
Inscription.  This house has been the residence of two Mercer County literary figures. It was built in the mid 1800s by Maria Thompson Daviess the author of “The History of Mercer and Boyle Counties”. Elizabeth Pendleton Hardin, who penned “The Private War of Lizzie Hardin”, spent the last years of her life here. Long time home of the J. Eli Brown family.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 17.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, Harrodsburg, James Harrod Trust series list.
 
Location. 37° 45.666′ N, 84° 50.547′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of East Poplar Street and South Greenville Street, on the left when traveling west on East Poplar Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 122 East Poplar 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. Blue Front Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Court House Square
Maria Thomas Daviess House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Maria Thomas Daviess House Marker
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel George Morgan Chinn, USMC / Weapons Expert (about 400 feet away); Dr. A. D. Price House (about 400 feet away); County Named / Mercer County (about 400 feet away); Lawyer’s Row (about 500 feet away); Mercer County Before Kentucky Became a State (about 500 feet away); Hugh McGary House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrodsburg.
 
Maria Thomas Daviess House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
3. Maria Thomas Daviess House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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