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

Saint Thomas Farm

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. Saint Thomas Farm Marker
Inscription. The cradle of the Catholic Church in Ky., 1/2 mile east. In 1811, became residence of Bishop Flaget and Father David, when pioneering Saint Joseph's Cathedral, Saint Joseph's College and the old Bethlehem Academy in Bardstown. First home, 1812, of The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Founding site of Saint Thomas Seminary and Saint Thomas Orphanage, Louisville.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 857.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 46.159′ N, 85° 29.775′ W. Marker is near Bardstown, Kentucky, in Nelson County. Marker is at the intersection of New Haven Road (U.S. 31E) and St. Thomas Lane (County Route 2227), on the right when traveling north on New Haven Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bardstown KY 40004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rowan-Chambers Duel (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Harrison-Smith House (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Talbott Tavern (approx. 3.2 miles away); Bardstown
Saint Thomas Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. Saint Thomas Farm Marker
(approx. 3.2 miles away); McLean House (approx. 3.2 miles away); Nelson County World War I, World War II, Korean War, & Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away); Vietnam 1969 Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away); Confederates Here/Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat in Kentucky (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bardstown.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Saint Thomas Farm. (Submitted on August 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Saint Thomas Church image. Click for full size.
3. Saint Thomas Church
Bishop Flaget Log House image. Click for full size.
4. Bishop Flaget Log House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   3, 4. submitted on August 18, 2018. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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