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Paint Lick in Garrard County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Walker Foxhounds

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
1. Walker Foxhounds Marker
Inscription. Site of John W. Walker's home where he and George Washington Maupin, avid hunters, bred and developed famous Walker foxhounds. With red fox migration into central Ky., ca. 1852, Virginia hounds were crossed with "Tennessee Lead," a dog noted for speed and stamina needed to hunt red fox. English hounds "Rifler" and "Marth" brought color and conformation to breed.
 
Erected 1986 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1794.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 34.9′ N, 84° 30.05′ W. Marker is in Paint Lick, Kentucky, in Garrard County. Marker is on Gooch Pike (Kentucky Route 1647) south of Richmond Road (Kentucky Route 52), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paint Lick KY 40461, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bradley Kincaid (approx. 1.3 miles away); Paint Lick Presbyterian Church/Paint Lick Cemetery (approx. 3.5 miles away); Pleasant Retreat (approx. 4.7 miles away); Lancaster Public Spring
Walker Foxhounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
2. Walker Foxhounds Marker
(approx. 5 miles away); Garrard County, 1797 (approx. 5 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 5 miles away); Local Authoress (approx. 5.1 miles away); Home of Gov. Bradley (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paint Lick.
 
Categories. Animals
 
Walker Foxhounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
3. Walker Foxhounds Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 18, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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