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

Rykon

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Rykon Marker
Inscription.  Built circa 1844 by partners Daniel Stagg and James Curry. Mr. Curry purchased Stagg’s interest. Called Rykon for the Riker family who purchased it in 1861 and held title for a century. The Riker family were descendants of the Low Dutch.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 50.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, Harrodsburg, James Harrod Trust series list.
 
Location. 37° 45.961′ N, 84° 50.728′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on North College Street (U.S. 127) just south of College Manor, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 338 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. Forest Pillars (within shouting distance of this marker); The Maples (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. James Harrison Moore House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Courtview
Rykon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Rykon Marker
(about 700 feet away); Tewmey / Armstrong House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pulliam / Curry House (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church / Centennial Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benjamin Passmore House and Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrodsburg.
 
Rykon image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
3. Rykon
 
 
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 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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