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LaGrange in Oldham County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

William Berry Taylor of Spring Hill

 
 
William Berry Taylor of Spring Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 20, 2012
1. William Berry Taylor of Spring Hill Marker
Inscription.  

1827 - 1927

Upon the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the town of LaGrange as county seat of Oldham County Kentucky this stone is placed in honour of the founder
William Berry Taylor of Spring Hill
Born 1768 - Died 1836

"Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit"

 
Erected 1927.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1827.
 
Location. 38° 24.478′ N, 85° 22.764′ W. Marker is in LaGrange, Kentucky, in Oldham County. Marker is on Main Street west of 1st Avenue (Kentucky Route 53), on the right when traveling west. Marker is on the south grounds of the Oldham County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 West Jefferson Street, La Grange KY 40031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel William Oldham (within shouting distance of this marker); Funk Seminary Site (within shouting distance of this marker);
William Berry Taylor of Spring Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 12, 2019
2. William Berry Taylor of Spring Hill Marker
Marker’s new location at the SE corner of the courthouse.
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104 East Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Oldham County, 1824 (within shouting distance of this marker); James and Amanda Mount Home / J.C. Barnett Library and Archives (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Masonic Leader (about 600 feet away); William T. Barbour House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in LaGrange.
 
Also see . . .
1. About Oldham County, Kentucky. (Submitted on December 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Oldham County Historical Society, Kentucky. (Submitted on December 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. William Berry Taylor Family History. (Submitted on December 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Old Location of Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 20, 2012
3. Old Location of Marker
Oldham County Courthouse in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 461 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on July 3, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   3. submitted on December 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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