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

Tewmey / Armstrong House

 
 
Tewmey / Armstrong House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Tewmey / Armstrong House Marker
Inscription.  This circa 1850 house was built by John A. Tewmey, a descendant of the Low Dutch. Entablature above the door is carved with a honeysuckle motif. In the Armstrong family for almost 100 years, it was the home of artist Jestabell Armstrong Matherly.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, Harrodsburg, James Harrod Trust series list.
 
Location. 37° 45.997′ N, 84° 50.568′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on North Main Street just south of Pearson Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 367 North Main 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. Courtview (a few steps from this marker); Pulliam / Curry House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. James Harrison Moore House (about 700 feet away); Confederate Monument
Tewmey / Armstrong House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Tewmey / Armstrong House Marker
(about 700 feet away); Spring Hill Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Forest Pillars (about 800 feet away); Rykon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Ficklin / Alexander Buchanan House (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 42 times since then and 5 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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