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

The Maples

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. The Maples Marker
Inscription.  This Gothic Revival house was built adjacent to his tanyard by Frederick Curry and Cornelia, his wife, in 1856. Curry was a descendant of a pioneer Mercer County family who came to the area with the McAfees. An original brick smokehouse is still part of the property.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 49.)
 
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° 45.941′ N, 84° 50.73′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on North College Street (U.S. 127) just north of West Factory Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 328 North College 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. Rykon (within shouting distance of this marker); Forest Pillars (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. James Harrison Moore House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Courtview
The Maples Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. The Maples Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church / Centennial Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tewmey / Armstrong House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benjamin Passmore House and Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pulliam / Curry House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrodsburg.
 
The Maples Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
3. The Maples 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 30 times since then and 7 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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