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

Hugh McGary House

 
 
Hugh McGary House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Hugh McGary House Marker
Inscription.  This house was owned by Hugh and Katie Yocum McGary in 1795 but construction methods indicate an earlier building date. The house is of timberframe construction with brick nogging. Much original woodwork remains. McGary was a pioneer in Mercer County and a Major at the Battle of Blue Licks.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 16.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, Harrodsburg, James Harrod Trust series list.
 
Location. 37° 45.686′ N, 84° 50.44′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on South East Street 0.1 miles south of East Lexington Street (U.S. 68), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 South East 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. Thompson / Wickliffe House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Isaac Hipple House (about 500 feet away); Maria Thomas Daviess House
Hugh McGary House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Hugh McGary House Marker
(about 500 feet away); Lucy Newton Cogar House (about 600 feet away); Woodsland (about 600 feet away); Blue Front Building (about 800 feet away); Court House Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonel George Morgan Chinn, USMC / Weapons Expert (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrodsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Hugh McGary. (Submitted on July 17, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
 
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 40 times since then and 6 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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Mar. 6, 2021