Lancaster in Garrard County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Home of Statesmen
Two hundred feet west John Boyle built log cabin, 1798, that is still part of home. He and three others, who later set up housekeeping in that cabin, were state legislators and represented the district in Congress 28 years.
John Boyle, 1774-1834, also Chief Justice, Court of Appeals; U.S. District Judge. Boyle County named for him.
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Samuel McKee, 1774-1826, also on Gen. Harrison's staff, War of 1812. George Robertson, 1790-1874, also Kentucky Secretary of State; Chief Justice Kentucky Court of Appeals. Robertson County named for him.
Robert P. Letcher, 1788-1861, also Governor of Kentucky, 1840-44; Minister to Mexico, 1849-52. Letcher County named for him.
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 714.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 37.248′ N, 84° 34.764′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Kentucky, in Garrard County. Marker is at the intersection of West Maple Street and Baughman Street, on the right when traveling west on West Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster KY 40444, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Local Authoress (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Gov. Bradley (about 500 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Lancaster Public Spring (about 600 feet away); Buford-Salter House (about 600 feet away); Garrard County, 1797 (about 700 feet away); Pleasant Retreat (approx. 0.8 miles away); Walker Foxhounds (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
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