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

Thompson / Wickliffe House

 
 
Thompson / Wickliffe House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Thompson / Wickliffe House Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1887 after his original home burned, this Italianate residence was the home of renowned criminal lawyer Philip B. and Martha Montgomery Thompson. Graced by exquisitely crafted cherry woodwork. Note Celtic cross on tower.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 14.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, Harrodsburg, James Harrod Trust series list.
 
Location. 37° 45.721′ N, 84° 50.369′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on East Lexington Street (U.S. 68) east of South East Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 344 East Lexington 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. Isaac Hipple House (within shouting distance of this marker); Lucy Newton Cogar House (within shouting distance of this marker); Hugh McGary House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Woodsland
Thompson / Wickliffe House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Thompson / Wickliffe House Marker
(about 600 feet away); Maria Thomas Daviess House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hogue / Williams House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blue Front Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cardwellton (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrodsburg.
 
Celtic Cross on tower image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
3. Celtic Cross on tower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 28 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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