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Liberty in Casey County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Casey County Courthouse

 
 
Casey County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
1. Casey County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Present seat of justice, built 1888, was preceded by log building, 1809, and brick structure, 1837. Architects for current courthouse were the noted McDonald Bros. of Louisville. Its asymmetrical design and lavish use of stone trim (by T. D. Dunhauser of Germany) are unusual features among courthouses of McDonald firm. Listed on Nat'l Register of Historic Places, 1977.
 
Erected 1988 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1835.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 19.065′ N, 84° 56.421′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Kentucky, in Casey County. Marker is at the intersection of Courthouse Square and Campbellsville Street (Kentucky Route 70), on the right when traveling south on Courthouse Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 161 Courthouse Square, Liberty KY 42539, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Casey County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); First Kentucky Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Silas Adams
Casey County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
2. Casey County Courthouse
(within shouting distance of this marker); John Fry (approx. 1.3 miles away); Crash of the B-58 "Hustler" (approx. 12.9 miles away); McKinney's Fort (approx. 13 miles away); PFC William B. Baugh, USMC / Medal of Honor Winner (approx. 13 miles away); Forage Depot-Civil War (approx. 14.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty.
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable Buildings
 
View of marker looking towards Campbellsville Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
3. View of marker looking towards Campbellsville Street.
Marker with some of the architecture in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
4. Marker with some of the architecture in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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