Stanford in Lincoln County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
or St. Asaph.
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 56.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
Location. 37° 31.814′ N, 84° 40.055′ W. Marker is in Stanford, Kentucky, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of Danville Street (Business U.S. 150) and Water Street (or Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd), on the left when traveling north on Danville Street. Original site of the old fort can be found traveling west on Water Street (Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd) Name of the street had just been changed from Water Street, but many maps still list Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanford KY 40484, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this markerStanford Female College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Earliest Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alcorn Homestead / Sophia K. Alcorn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Baughman Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); History Written in Departures & Arrivals (approx. ¼ mile away); Kentucky's Oldest Main Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Wilderness Road / Logan’s Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cherokees in Kentucky (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanford.
Also see . . . Logan's Station or St. Asaph. (Submitted on July 12, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.