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Lancaster in Garrard County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Local Authoress

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
1. Local Authoress Marker
Inscription.  Eugenia Dunlap Potts, daughter of George Dunlap, US Congressman and lawyer, was born in Garrard County in 1840 and pursued her literary career here, where she died, 1912. The first of her nine works was "Song of Lancaster," a metrical history in style of Longfellow's "Hiawatha." In 1892, she became editor of "Illustrated Kentuckian."
 
Erected 1970 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1344.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
 
Location. 37° 37.283′ N, 84° 34.717′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Kentucky, in Garrard County. Marker is on Lexington Road (U.S. 27) north of Maple Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster KY 40444, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Gov. Bradley (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Statesmen (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lancaster Public Spring
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By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
2. Local Authoress Marker
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(about 400 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 800 feet away); Captain William Early Buford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garrard County, 1797 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garrard County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buford-Salter House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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