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

Muscoe Garnett House

 
 
Muscoe Garnett House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Muscoe Garnett House Marker
Inscription.  Built by Harrodsburg tailor Muscoe F. Garnett and wife, Margaret E. Hunt Garnett, in 1852. This substantial brick home was subsequently owned by long time Mercer Circuit Court Clerk Ben C. Allin, and later by T. C. Bell, prominent Mercer County attorney. Contains a Matthew P. Lowery mantel.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 12.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, Harrodsburg, James Harrod Trust series list.
 
Location. 37° 45.783′ N, 84° 50.121′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on East Lexington Street (U.S. 68) 0.1 miles east of Woodland Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 506 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. The Baptist Tabernacle of The Wilderness (a few steps from this marker); Wilderness Revival (within shouting distance of this marker); The Big Spring
Muscoe Garnett House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Muscoe Garnett House Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Big Spring" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lucy Newton Cogar House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Isaac Hipple House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thompson / Wickliffe House (approx. ¼ mile away); Woodsland (approx. 0.3 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 17, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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