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Cynthiana in Harrison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Harrison County Courthouse

 
 
Harrison County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 19, 2021
1. Harrison County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  

Harrison County Courthouse
Cynthiana, Ky 41031

Court Square given to county by Robert Harrison 1792
Third and present courthouse erected 1853
Original contractor, John Huddleston
Clock and bell added 1856
North and south wings added 1914
Architect John T. Gillig
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places 1974
Cynthiana named after Robert Harrison’s two daughters - Cynthia and Anna
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 38° 23.366′ N, 84° 17.862′ W. Marker is in Cynthiana, Kentucky, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 62) and Pike Street (Kentucky Route 32), on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. The marker is on the front porch of the Harrison County Courthouse, to the left of the front door. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 S Main Street, Cynthiana KY 41031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Harrison County World War I Memorial (a few
Harrison County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 19, 2021
2. Harrison County Courthouse Marker
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steps from this marker); Destroyers-USS Cassin (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1793 (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Log Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); A Renowned Piscator (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1st Battle of Cynthiana / 2nd Battle of Cynthiana (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cynthiana.
 
Harrison County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker
3. Harrison County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.   3. submitted on May 6, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 19, 2021