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Stanford in Lincoln County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Cedars

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
1. The Cedars Marker (Side 1)
Inscription.
Side 1
This home was built in 1853 by Dr. Thomas Montgomery, son of James Montgomery, a judge and congressman. His wife, the former Evaline Whitley, was the niece of Gen. Benjamin Logan, founder of Stanford, and granddaughter of Col. William Whitley, a Kentucky pioneer and military leader. Dr. Montgomery was a well~known physician, farmer, and politician.

Side 2
This home is a fine representation of Greek Revival architecture and was one of the early brick houses in the area. It featured a wired doorbell system and was only the second home in Lincoln Co. to have a bathroom installed. Behind the house is a one~story brick dwelling that originally served as slave quarters. Placed on Nat'l Register of Historic Places, 1978.
 
Erected 2016 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2493.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 31.317′ N, 84° 39.704′ W. Marker is in Stanford, Kentucky, in Lincoln County. Marker is on Somerset Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 359 Somerset Street, Stanford KY 40484, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.

The Cedars Marker (Side 2) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
2. The Cedars Marker (Side 2)
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Earliest Church (approx. half a mile away); Kentucky's Oldest Main Street (approx. half a mile away); Wilderness Road - Loganís Station (approx. half a mile away); Cherokees in Kentucky (approx. half a mile away); Stanford Female College (approx. half a mile away); County Named, 1780 (approx. half a mile away); Lincoln County (approx. half a mile away); Baughman Mill (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanford.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
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By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
3. The Cedars
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By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
4. The Cedars
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By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
5. The Cedars Marker
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By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
6. The Cedars
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By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
7. The Cedars
The Cedars - Nat'l Reg. of Historic Places image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
8. The Cedars - Nat'l Reg. of Historic Places
Slave Quarters image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
9. Slave Quarters
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 83 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   3, 4. submitted on July 14, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   5, 6. submitted on July 12, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   7. submitted on July 14, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   8, 9. submitted on July 12, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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