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Near Winchester in Clark County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Colbyville Tavern

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
1. Colbyville Tavern Marker
Inscription. Built in 1820s by Colby Taylor as a place of rest and entertainment on stage road from Winchester to Lexington. In 1832, President Andrew Jackson visited here on his trip to Winchester. During antebellum heyday in late 1840s, popular stop for those on way to Olympian Springs in Bath Co. These grounds were used as muster-and-drill area for the Winchester Light Infantry
 
Erected 1970 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1358.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 59.55′ N, 84° 15.7′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Kentucky, in Clark County. Marker is on Bucknerville Road south of Colby Road (County Route 1927), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester KY 40391, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roy Stuart Cluke (approx. 1.2 miles away); Clark County Hemp (approx. 2.6 miles away); Hemp in Kentucky (approx. 2.6 miles away); Governor James Clark (approx. 4.1 miles away); Daniel Boone
Colbyville Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
2. Colbyville Tavern Marker
(approx. 4.1 miles away); Homer C. Ledford (approx. 4.1 miles away); Old Providence Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Hanson Home Site (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Colbyville Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
3. Colbyville Tavern Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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