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

Sculptor's Birthplace

Joel Tanner Hart

 
 
Sculptor's Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
1. Sculptor's Birthplace Marker
Inscription. Birthplace of Joel Tanner Hart, 1810, sculptor and poet. Began as stone-cutter, 1830. Went to Florence, Italy, 1840. Famed for busts: John Jordan Crittenden, Cassius M. Clay, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson. Marble statues: Woman Triumphant, Il Penseroso, Henry Clay, Angelina and others. Died, Italy, 1871. By Legislative Act, reburied Frankfort, 1887
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 731.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 0.417′ N, 84° 9.917′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Kentucky, in Clark County. Marker is on Mount Sterling Road south of Veterans Memorial Parkway, 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. East Broadway Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Gov. James Clark Judicial Center (approx. 1.2 miles away); County Named 1793 (approx. 1.2 miles away); "Morgan's Men" Here (approx. 1.2 miles away); World War I Memorial
Sculptor's Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
2. Sculptor's Birthplace Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Clark County Courthouse (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hanson Home Site (approx. 1.4 miles away); Homer C. Ledford (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. His Work. (Submitted on August 18, 2013.)
2. Joel Tanner Hart at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 18, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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