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Near Oak Grove in Christian County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Genoa

 
 
Genoa Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 23, 2021
1. Genoa Marker
Inscription.  Winston Jones Davie, 1824-87, home and burial site. Native of Christian County. He was Kentucky's first Commissioner of Agriculture, 1876-79. Appointed by Gov. James B. McCreary. Davie was outstanding farmer, banker, legislator, agricultural writer. Elected to Kentucky Legislature, 1850. Devoted life to improvement of agriculture and rural life.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 851.)
 
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.
 
Location. 36° 43.154′ N, 87° 31.893′ W. Marker is near Oak Grove, Kentucky, in Christian County. Marker is on Palmyra Road (State Road 345) ¾ mile south of Fentress Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10788 Palmyra Road, Oak Grove KY 42262, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. U.S. Vice President (approx. 1.6 miles away); Pennyrile Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation
Genoa Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 23, 2021
2. Genoa Marker
(approx. 2.1 miles away); No-Tillage Farming (approx. 3.6 miles away); Church Hill Grange House (approx. 6.1 miles away); Old Post House (approx. 7.9 miles away in Tennessee); Bethel Meeting House (approx. 8 miles away in Tennessee); Trail of Tears Indian Camping Grounds (approx. 9.8 miles away); The Trail of Tears (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Winston Jones Davie (Wikipedia). (Submitted on January 24, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
 
Genoa — Main House image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 23, 2021
3. Genoa — Main House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 24, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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