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Lancaster in Garrard County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Captain William Early Buford

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 20, 2021
1. Captain William Early Buford Marker
Inscription.  

This tablet is dedicated in grateful recognition of
Captain William Early Buford
Who served his country with ability during the American Revolution, on June 5, 1797 he sold fifty city lots and gave the “Publick Square” for the town of Lancaster that Garrard County might have a county seat, agreeing to furnish water for its court his life time. The first court was held October 2, 1797. The deed was made to the following Justices of the County Court of Garrard: Samuel Gill · John Harrison · Edwin Terrill · William Bryant · William Jennings · John Alcorn · John Lapsley · Samuel Renshaw · Alex Carns · Will Hays · George Elliott · John Bruce · Charley Spilman · Richard Ballinger · Joseph Bledsoe, surveyor · Ben Letcher, trustee
Erected by the John Malcolm Miller Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
June 5, 1932
 
Erected 1932 by John Malcolm Miller Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkSettlements & Settlers
Captain William Early Buford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 20, 2021
2. Captain William Early Buford Marker
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War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 31.
 
Location. 37° 37.143′ N, 84° 34.743′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Kentucky, in Garrard County. Marker is at the intersection of Lexington Road (U.S. 27) and Danville Street (Kentucky Route 52), on the right when traveling south on Lexington Road. The marker is on the wall of the northeast corner of the Garrard County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 Public Square, Lancaster KY 40444, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Garrard County, 1797 (a few steps from this marker); Garrard County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Buford-Salter House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Statesmen (about 600 feet away); Lancaster Public Spring (about 700 feet away); Local Authoress (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Gov. Bradley (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Captain William Early Buford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 20, 2021
3. Captain William Early Buford Marker
Note the Garrard County, 1797 Marker in the foreground.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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