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Leitchfield in Grayson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

“The Cedars”

 
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
1. “The Cedars” Marker
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Built in 1847 by Benjamin Lone Rogers, around a log cabin that dates back to 1789. Mansion took its name from a cluster of trees that originally grew in front of the house. This transitional Greek Revival structure is one of the oldest brick houses in Grayson County. It was center of Rogers Springs community, named for its mineral and fresh-water springs.
 
Erected 1977 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1602.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 28.404′ N, 86° 15.429′ W. Marker is in Leitchfield, Kentucky, in Grayson County. Marker is on Grayson Springs Road west of Western Kentucky Parkway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1517 Grayson Springs Road, Leitchfield KY 42754, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shaw's Station / Beaver Dam Creek Baptist Church (approx. 1.3
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miles away); Leitchfield Landmarks (approx. 2 miles away); Jack Thomas House (approx. 2 miles away); Grayson County WWI War Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Grayson County Korean War Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); County Named, 1810 (approx. 2.1 miles away); Grayson County World War II Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Nolin Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 10.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leitchfield.
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
3. “The Cedars”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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