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Kinniconick in Lewis County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Three Tanyards

 
 
Three Tanyards Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, August 23, 2021
1. Three Tanyards Marker
Inscription.  Lewis County, rich in tanbark, has had several tanneries. The father of Ulysses S. Grant was a manufacturer of leather associated with three tanyards in this area. Jesse Grant in 1846 bought a tanyard near the celebrated Esculapia Šprings. He later operated a large tannery with Grimes family, relatives in Concord. Third tanyard he owned was at mouth of Grassy at Kinniconick.
 
Erected 1979 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1656.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
 
Location. 38° 31.265′ N, 83° 20.231′ W. Marker is in Kinniconick, Kentucky, in Lewis County. Marker is on Kentucky Route 344, 0.1 miles west of Fairlane Drive (Kentucky Route 59), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vanceburg KY 41179, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Route for Horses and Cattle
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(approx. 5.3 miles away); Union Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); a different marker also named Union Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); County Named, 1806 (approx. 5.6 miles away); United Methodist Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); Halbert House (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Three Tanyards Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, August 23, 2021
2. Three Tanyards Marker
Three Tanyards Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, August 23, 2021
3. Three Tanyards Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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