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

Benjamin Passmore House and Hotel

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Benjamin Passmore House and Hotel Marker
Inscription.  The hotel was built circa 1843 and the house built circa 1853 by Benjamin Passmore, Harrodsburg blacksmith and entrepreneur. The house is a hall and parlor plan. During the era of stage coach travel, the hotel provided popular accommodations. It also served as a residential hotel for young married.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 7.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, Harrodsburg, James Harrod Trust series list.
 
Location. 37° 45.816′ N, 84° 50.607′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on West Broadway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 West Broadway, 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. Cardwellton (within shouting distance of this marker); White Hall (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Peter African Methodist Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away); Hogue / Williams House
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By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Benjamin Passmore House and Hotel Marker
(about 800 feet away); Woodsland (about 800 feet away); United Methodist Church and Parsonage (about 800 feet away); The Home of Rebecca Hart (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Harrod (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrodsburg.
 
Benjamin Passmore House and Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
3. Benjamin Passmore House and Hotel Marker
Benjamin Passmore House and Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
4. Benjamin Passmore House and Hotel Marker
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By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
5. Benjamin Passmore House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 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, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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