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Munfordville in Hart County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Munford Inn

 
 
Old Munford Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
1. Old Munford Inn Marker
Inscription.  One block west stands a log inn built on a pioneer trail in 1810 by Thomas Munford, brother of founder of Munfordville. Among the many distinguished guests was Gen. Andrew Jackson in 1829 enroute to his inauguration as seventh president of USA.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society , Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 204.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsMan-Made FeaturesRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists.
 
Location. 37° 16.232′ N, 85° 53.331′ W. Marker is in Munfordville, Kentucky, in Hart County. Marker is at the intersection of Dixie Highway / Main Street (U.S. 31W) and Old Street, on the right when traveling south on Dixie Highway / Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Munfordville KY 42765, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thelma Hawkins Stovall (within shouting distance of this marker);
Old Munford Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
2. Old Munford Inn Marker
Looking north on US 31W toward Munfordville town square.
Munfordville in the Civil War (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Remarkable Kentucky Family (about 500 feet away); L&N Railroad Bridge (about 500 feet away); Carter-Dowling School / Teachers at "Colored" Elementary Schools of Hart County Circa 1950 (about 600 feet away); Hart County (about 600 feet away); Hart County War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Hart County, 1819 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Munfordville.
 
Old Munford Inn signpost image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
3. Old Munford Inn signpost
Old Munford Inn image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
4. Old Munford Inn
Inn located at 37.270252N 85.889951W, on Washington Street north of Old Street.
Old Munford Inn image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
5. Old Munford Inn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 684 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 31, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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