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

Charles Ficklin / Alexander Buchanan House

 
 
Charles Ficklin / Alexander Buchanan House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Charles Ficklin / Alexander Buchanan House Marker
Inscription.  Built circa 1830 by Charles Ficklin and sold in 1833 to Alexander Buchanan, this five bay, story and a half house with a façade laid in Flemish bond, features Matthew P. Lowery interior woodwork. Lowery woodwork also framed the exterior front doorway and has been covered in modern times.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 10.)
 
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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
 
Location. 37° 45.906′ N, 84° 50.44′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on North East Street just north of East Factory Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 319 N East St, 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. Hogue / Williams House (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodsland (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Big Spring (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Big Spring"
Charles Ficklin / Alexander Buchanan House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Charles Ficklin / Alexander Buchanan House Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Tewmey / Armstrong House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Courtview (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cardwellton (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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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