Grundy Plantation / Felix Grundy
Settled by George and Elizabeth Grundy in 1780 after fleeing war-torn Berkeley Co., Va. This wilderness frontier of Va., then called Kaintuckee, became a state in 1792. Son Samuel stayed on the farm and expanded it. Another son Felix chose law and politics. This portion of the farm still remains in the Grundy family.
Gained prominence as a celebrated criminal lawyer & political leader. He practiced law in Springfield, took part in 2nd Const. Convention, served Washington Co.(1800-02) & Nelson Co. (1804-06) in legislature. Became judge of Ct. of Appeals, then Chief Justice of Ky. in 1807. U.S. Senator 1829-38, 1839-40 & U.S. Attorney General, 1838-39.
Erected 2008 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2264.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 45.387′ N, 85° 16.086′ W. Marker is near Springfield, Kentucky, in
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln Cabin (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Marriage of Nancy & Thomas Lincoln (approx. 2.9 miles away); Nancy Hanks and Thomas Lincoln (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Lincolns Move West (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named The Lincoln Cabin (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Berry Cabin (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Nancy Hanks Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lincoln Homestead State Park (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
Also see . . . Felix Grundy. (Submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
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