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Near Winchester in Clark County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Canewood

1¼ miles →

 
 
Canewood Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 28, 2021
1. Canewood Marker
Inscription.  Home of two Revolutionary War officers: built about 1793 by Col. Nathaniel Gist 1735-1796 and Gen. Charles Scott 1739-1813, Governor of Kentucky 1808-1812 who married the widow Gist, 1807.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 116.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1793.
 
Location. 38° 5.278′ N, 84° 10.531′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Kentucky, in Clark County. Marker is on Paris Road (Kentucky Route 627) 1½ miles south of Austerlitz Road/Thatchers Mill Road (Kentucky Route 57), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6745 Paris Road, Winchester KY 40391, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kentucky Novelist (approx. 2.7 miles away); Capt. Isaac Cunningham (approx. 3½ miles away); Sculptor's Birthplace (approx. 5½ miles away); Capt. John Strode (approx. 5.9 miles away); Allen Tate (1899-1978)
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(approx. 6.2 miles away); East KY. Power Cooperative (approx. 6.4 miles away); The Pastime Theater Disaster (approx. 6½ miles away); Downtown Commercial District (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Also see . . .  Charles Scott. Biographical sketch by the National Governors Association. (Submitted on April 4, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Canewood Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 28, 2021
2. Canewood Marker
Charles Scott image. Click for full size.
Paul Sawyier / Kentucky Historical Society
3. Charles Scott
He was Kentucky's fourth governor.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 4, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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