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Georgetown in Scott County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cardome

 
 
Cardome Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frank Profitt, November 6, 2020
1. Cardome Marker
Inscription.  Home of Governor James F. Robinson, 1844 until death, age 82, in 1882. He succeeded Beriah Magoffin who resigned as Governor, August 1862, after refusing Lincoln's call for troops. Robinson supported Union during year as Governor. Lawyer, jurist of distinction. Trustee, Georgetown College, 1831-81, and President of Board, 1864-81. House built, 1821: Cardome Academy, 1896.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 718.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1844.
 
Location. 38° 13.365′ N, 84° 33.981′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Kentucky, in Scott County. Marker is on Cardome Center South 0.2 miles east of Cincinnati Pike (U.S. 25). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown KY 40324, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hemp in Scott County / Hemp in Kentucky (here, next to this marker); First Baptist Church (approx. ¾ mile away);
Cardome Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Frank Profitt, November 6, 2020
2. Cardome Marker Site
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Payne-Desha House / Joseph Desha (1768-1842) (approx. ¾ mile away); Scott County Jail / Scott County Jailer's House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Birthplace of Bourbon (approx. 0.9 miles away); Royal Spring (approx. 0.9 miles away); Scott County Courthouse / Goebel Trial Here (approx. 0.9 miles away); Scott County, 1792 (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Cardome Centre image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 27, 2015
3. Cardome Centre
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky.   3. submitted on June 29, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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