Henry Sanders, Jr., (1776-1844) settled in this county in 1795. Besides building Sanders Tavern, parts of which stood until about 1947, he also built "Clay Hill," the home of his son James Sanders. He assisted in the survey of the road built through Muldraugh's Hill, and in 1837, gave the land for Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, located nearby.
Site of Tavern owned by Henry Sanders, Jr., and operated by him as early as 1814. The 30-room inn was a famous stop for the six-horse stage coaches traveling the old Lexington and Nashville Road. Many notable persons were guests at the tavern, the most prominent of whom was Pres. Andrew Jackson on his way to Washington, September 27, 1832.
Erected 1972 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1448.)
Location. 37° 25.85′ N, 85° 21.917′ W. Marker is near Campbellsville, Kentucky, in Taylor County. Marker is on Old Lebanon Road (Kentucky Route 289), on the left when traveling north
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan's Revenge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Morgan Held Prisoner In Pleasant Hill Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Sanders Family in the Civil War (approx. 0.7 miles away); Raid on the Hiestand-Chandler House (approx. 5.7 miles away); Brig. Gen. Elias Barbee (approx. 6.3 miles away); Campbellsville / Taylor County (approx. 6.3 miles away); Cumberland Trace (approx. 6.3 miles away); Confederate Raids (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Campbellsville.
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