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

Aspen Hall / Dr. James Shannon House

 
 
Aspen Hall / Dr. James Shannon House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Aspen Hall / Dr. James Shannon House Marker
Inscription.  Built on land originally part of Greenville Springs, this imposing Greek Revival house was built in 1840 by Dr. James Shannon, President of Bacon College. Later the residence of John Bryan Bowman, Mercer County farmer and crusader for higher education in Kentucky.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 39.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitectureEducation. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, Harrodsburg, James Harrod Trust series list.
 
Location. 37° 45.26′ N, 84° 50.569′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Aspen Hall Drive and Aspen Hall Court, on the right when traveling south on Aspen Hall Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 558 Aspen Hall Drive, 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. G. A. Curry House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greystone (about 400 feet away); Dedman House (about 400 feet away); VanArsdall / Sale House
Aspen Hall / Dr. James Shannon House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Aspen Hall / Dr. James Shannon House Marker
(about 500 feet away); Beaumont College 1895-1915 / Historic Site (about 500 feet away); Poteet House (about 600 feet away); Tabler House (about 700 feet away); Magoffin / Mills / Gaither House (approx. 0.2 miles away). 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 61 times since then and 16 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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