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LaGrange in Oldham County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

William Berry Taylor of Spring Hill

 
 
William Berry Taylor of Spring Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 20, 2012
1. William Berry Taylor of Spring Hill Marker
Inscription.

1827 - 1927

Upon the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the town of LaGrange as county seat of Oldham County Kentucky this stone is placed in honour of the founder
William Berry Taylor of Spring Hill
Born 1768 - Died 1836

"Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit"

 
Erected 1927.
 
Location. 38° 24.465′ N, 85° 22.759′ W. Marker is in LaGrange, Kentucky, in Oldham County. Marker is on Main Street west of 1st Avenue (Kentucky Route 53), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on the south grounds of the Oldham County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 West Jefferson Street, La Grange KY 40031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 104 East Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Oldham County, 1824 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Masonic Leader (about 600 feet away); William T. Barbour House (about 800 feet away); War Memorial
William Berry Taylor of Spring Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 20, 2012
2. William Berry Taylor of Spring Hill Marker
Oldham County Courthouse in background
(approx. 0.3 miles away); David Wark Griffith (approx. 4.4 miles away); Westport (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in LaGrange.
 
Also see . . .
1. About Oldham County, Kentucky. (Submitted on December 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Oldham County Historical Society, Kentucky. (Submitted on December 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. William Berry Taylor Family History. (Submitted on December 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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