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

Wickland

 
 
Wickland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Trinket Troy, April 25, 2006
1. Wickland Marker
Inscription. This Georgian mansion, built ca. 1815 by Charles A. Wickliffe, is known as the home of 3 governors: the builder, gov. of Ky., 1839-40; his son, Robert C. Wickliffe, gov. of Louisiana, 1856-60; and his grandson, J. C. W. Beckham, gov. of Ky., 1900-07. Based on designs of John Rogers and John M. Brown, it has hand-carved woodwork and stairway with no visible support.
 
Erected 1977 by The Kentucky Historical Society and the Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1604.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 48.69′ N, 85° 27.256′ W. Marker is in Bardstown, Kentucky, in Nelson County. Marker is on Bloomfield Road (U.S. 62) 0.4 miles east of East Stephen Foster Avenue (U.S. 150). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 550 Bloomfield Road, Bardstown KY 40004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Federal Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); My Old Kentucky Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Salem Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Twenty-Five Damned Yankees (approx. 0.6
Wickland Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Trinket Troy, April 25, 2006
2. Wickland Mansion
miles away); The Lafayette Hotel (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bardstown.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2006, by Trinket Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,291 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2006, by Trinket Troy of Burke, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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