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

Lawyer’s Row

 
 
Lawyer’s Row Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Lawyer’s Row Marker
Inscription.  In 1810 the Trustees of Harrodsburg sold certain lots from the Public Square for the sites of workshops and offices and Lawyer’s Row was born. This street was traditionally home to lawyers’ offices due to its proximity to the Courthouse.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 27.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, Harrodsburg, James Harrod Trust series list.
 
Location. 37° 45.649′ N, 84° 50.643′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on Short Street just west of South Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 Short 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. Mercer County Before Kentucky Became a State (a few steps from this marker); A General's Prayer (within shouting distance of this marker); Court House Square (within shouting distance of
Lawyer’s Row Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Lawyer’s Row Marker
this marker); Dr. A. D. Price House (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan Row - 1807 (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel George Morgan Chinn, USMC / Weapons Expert (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named / Mercer County (within shouting distance of this marker); William McBride House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrodsburg.
 
 
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 50 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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