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

Diamond Point

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Diamond Point Marker
Inscription.  Diamond Point is one of Kentucky’s finest examples of Greek Revival architecture with its textbook Minard Lafever doorway. An unusual portico features two round columns flanked by two square piers and a narrow balcony accessed by three upstairs doors ornaments the façade on the second level.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, Harrodsburg, James Harrod Trust series list.
 
Location. 37° 46.142′ N, 84° 50.691′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of North College Street and Price Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North College Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 488 Price Avenue, 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. Pulliam / Curry House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. James Harrison Moore House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Forest Pillars (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tewmey / Armstrong House
Diamond Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Diamond Point Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Courtview (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rykon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spring Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrodsburg.
 
Diamond Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
3. Diamond Point Marker
 
 
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 3 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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