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Smithland in Livingston County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jefferson’s Sister

 
 
Jefferson’s Sister Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 3, 2021
1. Jefferson’s Sister Marker
Inscription.  

Rocky Hill, one mile north, home of Lucy Jefferson Lewis, youngest sister, Thomas Jefferson author of Declaration of Independence and third president of U. S. She was born in 1752, Albemarle Co., Va. Came to Ky., 1808, with her husband Dr. Charles L. Lewis, who served in Revolution, and their six children. Mrs. Lewis died in 1811, was buried near her home.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 767.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 37° 11.056′ N, 88° 24.735′ W. Marker is in Smithland, Kentucky, in Livingston County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road (Route 137) and East Adair Street (Route 60), on the left when traveling north on River Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 731 River Road, Smithland KY 42081, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ned Buntline / Gower House (approx. 2.9 miles away); County Named, 1798
Jefferson’s Sister Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 3, 2021
2. Jefferson’s Sister Marker
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(approx. 3.2 miles away); A Civil War Base (approx. 3.2 miles away); Livingston County Courthouse (approx. 3.2 miles away); Hopewell Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 6.4 miles away); Underwood Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 6˝ miles away); "Oak Hill" (approx. 11.2 miles away); The Real Story of Mantle Rock (approx. 11.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smithland.
 
An additional Jefferson’s Sister Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 3, 2021
3. An additional Jefferson’s Sister Marker
An additional Jefferson’s Sister Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 3, 2021
4. An additional Jefferson’s Sister Marker
Nearby gravestone for John Montgomery image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 3, 2021
5. Nearby gravestone for John Montgomery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 4, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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