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

Home of Thomas Clay

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 14, 2020
1. Home of Thomas Clay Marker
Inscription.  Revolutionary War Captain. Member, from Madison Co., 1792 and 1799, Ky. Constitutional Conventions; Ky. House of Rep., 1792-93, and 1796-98; Ky. Senate, 1793-95. Came here in 1812. Cousin of John Clay, father of renowned Ky. statesman Henry Clay, and uncle of Cassius Marcellus Clay, famed Kentuckian of Civil War period. Grandfather of U. S. Senator T. C. McCreery.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1079.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
 
Location. 37° 49.218′ N, 87° 0.299′ W. Marker is near Owensboro, Kentucky, in Daviess County. Marker is on State Road 405 0.4 miles north of Wrights Landing Road (State Road 1831), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6949 KY 405, Owensboro KY 42303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Algernon Sidney Thruston (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hawes Family Cemetery
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 14, 2020
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(approx. 2.6 miles away); George Mason (approx. 3.1 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 4.6 miles away in Indiana); A Rocky Beginning (approx. 4.6 miles away in Indiana); A Visit Home (approx. 4.9 miles away in Indiana); Site of Rockport Tavern (approx. 4.9 miles away in Indiana); Abraham Lincoln was a Guest in 1844 (approx. 4.9 miles away in Indiana). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Owensboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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