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Bardstown in Nelson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wickland

 
 
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By Trinket Troy, April 25, 2006
1. Wickland Marker
Inscription.  This Georgian mansion, built ca. 1815 by Charles A. Wickliffe, is known as the home of 3 governors: the builder, gov. of Ky., 1839-40; his son, Robert C. Wickliffe, gov. of Louisiana, 1856-60; and his grandson, J. C. W. Beckham, gov. of Ky., 1900-07. Based on designs of John Rogers and John M. Brown, it has hand-carved woodwork and stairway with no visible support.
 
Erected 1977 by The Kentucky Historical Society and the Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1604.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1815.
 
Location. 37° 48.69′ N, 85° 27.256′ W. Marker is in Bardstown, Kentucky, in Nelson County. Marker is on Bloomfield Road (U.S. 62) 0.4 miles east of East Stephen Foster Avenue (U.S. 150). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 550 Bloomfield Road, Bardstown KY 40004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Federal Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); My Old Kentucky Home (approx. 0.4 miles
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By Trinket Troy, April 25, 2006
2. Wickland Mansion
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away); Salem Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away); “A Pretty Close Call” (approx. 0.6 miles away); Twenty-Five Damned Yankees (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bardstown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2006, by Trinket Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,387 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2006, by Trinket Troy of Burke, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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