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Near Auburn in Logan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

"Elmwood"

 
 
"Elmwood" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 23, 2021
1. "Elmwood" Marker
Inscription.  This was last home of Capt. John Lewis, born 1747 in Va., son of Col. Fielding Lewis and Catherine Washington, first cousin of George Washington. Col. Lewis and John supplied Va. troops with gunpowder during Rev. War. In 1811, John and daughter Mary Ann moved to Warren Co. Losing his land to squatters, he came to his sons' home, died in 1825, and was buried here.
 
Erected 1977 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1623.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 36° 50.949′ N, 86° 46.648′ W. Marker is near Auburn, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is on West Thomason Road east of Elmwood Road, on the left when traveling west. Marker is also visible on the westbound side of U.S. 68. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Auburn KY 42206, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the
"Elmwood" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 23, 2021
2. "Elmwood" Marker
crow flies. Rev. Valentine Cook (1763-1822) (approx. 3.7 miles away); Revolutionary War Widow (approx. 4.8 miles away); Cedar House (approx. 5.2 miles away); McCutchen Meadows (approx. 5˝ miles away); John Littlejohn Cemetery (approx. 5.7 miles away); Ken Barrett Field (approx. 5.9 miles away); Rhea Stadium (approx. 5.9 miles away); O'Bannon House (approx. 6 miles away).
 
The main "Elmwood" house image. Click for full size.
By Duane Marsteller, January 23, 2021
3. The main "Elmwood" house
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 25, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Last updated on January 25, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 25, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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