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Maysville in Mason County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

“Cane Brake” Visitor's Center

c. 1790

 
 
"Cane Brake" Visitor's Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
1. "Cane Brake" Visitor's Center Marker
Inscription.
One of the original 119 log cabins built during the 1790's. Used as residence until 1950's; two-family dwelling at one time. V-notching construction, rear addition built c.1805 of frame & brick nogging construction, shake-shingle roof. Bamboo cane brake behind cabin.
 
Location. 38° 36.775′ N, 83° 48.547′ W. Marker is in Maysville, Kentucky, in Mason County. Marker is on Old Main Street (Kentucky Route 2515) 0.1 miles north of F Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2215 Old Main Street, Maysville KY 41056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Simon Kenton Shrine (a few steps from this marker); Joseph Desha (1768-1842) / Old Court-New Court Issue (a few steps from this marker); Early Stage-Mail Route (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Baptist Church Cemetery / Washington Baptist Cemetery (about 500 feet away); Washington Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Johnston Birthplace (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Washington Courthouse Site" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maysville.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Visitor's Center image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
2. Visitor's Center
Area view of marker and buildings. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
3. Area view of marker and buildings.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 5, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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