Near Burlington in Boone County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
The Dinsmore Homestead
Classic “Old Kentucky Home”
After her parents and sisters died, Julia Dinsmore raised her nieces, preserved the home as a retreat for family & friends, and ran the farm for 54 years. She kept a journal of her life on the farm and became a published poet in 1910. After her death in 1926, the farm passed to her great-niece, Isabella Greenway, the first congresswoman from Az.
Erected 2014 by Sponsored by Boone County Historical Society Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2420.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & SettlersKentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 39° 0.014′ N, 84° 48.745′ W. Marker is near Burlington, Kentucky, in Boone County. Marker is on Brlngon Pike (Kentucky Route 18), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington KY 41005, 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. Fulton Burying Ground (approx. 2.7 miles away in Indiana); A Historic Road Less Traveled (approx. 4.1 miles away in Indiana); Ohio County Court House (approx. 4.2 miles away in Indiana); Ohio County Veteran's Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away in Indiana); a different marker also named Ohio County Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away in Indiana); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away in Indiana); Lochry's Defeat (approx. 4.2 miles away in Indiana); Rabbit Hash (approx. 4.4 miles away).
Additional keywords. Antebellum
Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on December 1, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.