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

Parc Billom

 
 
Talbot Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 17, 2017
1. Talbot Tavern Marker
Inscription.
In honor of Bardstown’s
sister city in France
Birthplace of
Benedict Joseph Flaget

 
Location. 37° 48.571′ N, 85° 28.025′ W. Marker is in Bardstown, Kentucky, in Nelson County. Marker is at the intersection of Stephen Foster Avenue (U.S. 150) and Court Square, on the right when traveling west on Stephen Foster Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located at the northwest apex of the small, triangular park/plaza at the northwest corner of Court Square, just north of Stephen Foster Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Court Square, Bardstown KY 40004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Successful Surgery (a few steps from this marker); Benedict Joseph Flaget (a few steps from this marker); Confederates Here/Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat in Kentucky (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1784 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Talbott Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilson & Muir Bank & Trust Co. (within shouting distance of this marker);
Parc Billom Marker (<i>tall view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 17, 2017
2. Parc Billom Marker (tall view)
Nelson County World War I, World War II, Korean War, & Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam 1969 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bardstown.
 
Also see . . .  Benedict Joseph Flaget. First Bishop of Bardstown (subsequently of Louisville), Kentucky, U.S.A., born near Billom, Auvergne, France, 1763. He was ordained priest in 1787, at Issy, where Father Gabriel Richard, the future apostle of Michigan, was then superior. On 8 April, 1808, Bardstown, Kentucky, was created a see and Flaget was named its first bishop. (Submitted on July 5, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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