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Near Owensboro in Daviess County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

George Mason

 
 
George Mason Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 14, 2020
1. George Mason Marker
Inscription.  About 60,000 acres along Panther Creek and Green River owned by George Mason, author of Va. Bill of Rights and Constitution, 1776. Designed Va. State Seal. Member Continental Congress, 1777, and U.S. Constitutional Convention. A Virginian, friend and neighbor of George Washington. Died, 1792, without visiting Kentucky. Grandson George W. Mason lived near here.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1081.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPatriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 37° 47.847′ N, 87° 3.209′ W. Marker is near Owensboro, Kentucky, in Daviess County. Marker is on State Road 2830, 0.1 miles north of Ellis Smeathers Road (County Road 1091), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Owensboro KY 42303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Algernon Sidney Thruston (approx. 1˝ miles away); Home of Thomas Clay
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(approx. 3.1 miles away); Hazen A. Dean (1899-1984) (approx. 3˝ miles away); First Home of Governor Ford (approx. 3˝ miles away); Daviess Countians Who Served (approx. 3.6 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bill Smothers Park (approx. 3.6 miles away); Wendell H. Ford (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Owensboro.
 
Also see . . .  George Mason (Wikipedia). (Submitted on November 15, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
 
George Mason Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 14, 2020
2. George Mason Marker
George Mason image. Click for full size.
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3. George Mason
Courtesy Library of Congress
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 15, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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