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Hartford in Ohio County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

John C. Thomas House

 
 
John C. Thomas House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
1. John C. Thomas House Marker
Inscription.  This house erected in 1880 on land originally donated to the town by pioneer Gabriel Madison in 1799. Now owned by Ohio County Historical Society, the home is its museum. It was the former home of John C. Thomas, early Hartford merchant. With two brothers, he operated Thos. Bros. Hardware & Saddlery on Main and Union Streets. That structure is also still standing.
 
Erected 1988 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1829.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 26.946′ N, 86° 54.527′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Kentucky, in Ohio County. Marker is on Mulberry Street just south of West Washington Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in front of the Ohio County Historical Society Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 415 Mulberry Street, Hartford KY 42347, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
John C. Thomas House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
2. John C. Thomas House Marker
. Early Surgery (within shouting distance of this marker); Famous Kentucky Artist (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. William Downs (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Parks Bland (within shouting distance of this marker); Man of Courage (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio County World Wars Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); County Named, 1798 (about 600 feet away); Courthouse Burned (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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