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Elizabethtown in Hardin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Brown-Pusey House

 
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
1. Brown-Pusey House Marker
Inscription.  This Georgian mansion was built in 1825 by John Y. Hill. It is known as "Hill House" and as "Aunt Beck Hill's Boarding House." Jenny Lind sang here in 1851 and George Armstrong Custer and wife boarded here, 1871-73. Doctors William Allen and Robert Brown Pusey gave the house to Elizabethtown in 1923 for a Community House and library.
 
Erected 1974 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1505.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkEducation. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
 
Location. 37° 41.645′ N, 85° 51.431′ W. Marker is in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is on N Main just south of West Poplar Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 128 N Main, Elizabethtown KY 42701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Commodore Joshua Barney / First Brick House (within shouting distance of this marker); Severns Valley Baptist Church
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
2. Brown-Pusey House Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Elizabethtown (about 400 feet away); The Cannonball (about 400 feet away); Hardin County (about 400 feet away); Bell from the Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln (about 400 feet away); General Custer Here (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabethtown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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