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Bardstown in Nelson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Federal Hill

My Old Kentucky Home

 
 
Federal Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 7, 1994
1. Federal Hill Marker
Inscription. Inspiration for the state song of Kentucky by Stephen Collins Foster in 1853. Judge John Rowan, cousin, owned and had built back wing in 1795 and the front in 1818. Federal Hill became renowned as a center of legal, political and social activity. In Senate Rowan led amending US judicial system and ending imprisonment for debt.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 1102.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 48.416′ N, 85° 27.347′ W. Marker is in Bardstown, Kentucky, in Nelson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Stephen Foster Avenue and Guthrie Drive. Touch for map. The marker is located in the park, on the walkway from the visitor's center to the mansion. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 E Stephen Foster Avenue, Bardstown KY 40004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wickland (approx. 0.3 miles away); McLean House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bardstown (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Fitch Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Nelson County World War I, World War II, Korean War, & Vietnam War Memorial
Federal Hill image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 7, 1994
2. Federal Hill
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Vietnam 1969 Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); County Named, 1784 (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Harrison-Smith House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bardstown.
 
Also see . . .  John Rowan - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on January 9, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicPolitics
 
Horse and Buggy on park road image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 7, 1994
3. Horse and Buggy on park road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 7, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 424 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 7, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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