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Near Winchester in Clark County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Colbyville Tavern

 
 
Colbyville Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
1. Colbyville Tavern Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1820s by Colby Taylor as a place of rest and entertainment on stage road from Winchester to Lexington. In 1832, President Andrew Jackson visited here on his trip to Winchester. During antebellum heyday in late 1840s, popular stop for those on way to Olympian Springs in Bath Co. These grounds were used as muster-and-drill area for the Winchester Light Infantry
 
Erected 1970 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1358.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
 
Location. 37° 59.55′ N, 84° 15.7′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Kentucky, in Clark County. Marker is on Bucknerville Road south of Colby Road (County Route 1927), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester KY 40391, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies.
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Roy Stuart Cluke (approx. 1.2 miles away); East KY. Power Cooperative (approx. 2 miles away); Clark County Hemp / Hemp in Kentucky (approx. 2.6 miles away); Capt. John Strode (approx. 2.8 miles away); Allen Tate (1899-1978) (approx. 3.6 miles away); Governor James Clark (approx. 4.1 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 4.1 miles away); Homer C. Ledford (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Colbyville Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
2. Colbyville Tavern Marker
Colbyville Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
3. Colbyville Tavern Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 988 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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