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

Simon Kenton Shrine

c.1790

 
 
Simon Kenton Shrine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
1. Simon Kenton Shrine Marker
Inscription.
Authentic log cabin built in 1790ís, constructed as a general store operated by Lee, Lashbrooke & Company General Store. Named to honor Simon Kenton, who once owned a store in Washington. V-notching construction, shake-shingle roof.
 
Location. 38° 36.769′ N, 83° 48.549′ W. Marker is in Maysville, Kentucky, in Mason County. Marker is on Old Main Street (Kentucky Route 2515) 0.1 miles south of Jail Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2115 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. "Cane Brake" Visitor's Center (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 400 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.
 
Also see . . .  More about Kenton and buildings.
Simon Kenton Shrine Buildings image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
2. Simon Kenton Shrine Buildings
(Submitted on June 5, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Close-up of building construction image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
3. Close-up of building construction
Cane Brake Marker info on all buildings. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
4. Cane Brake Marker info on all buildings.
Simon Kenton photo image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
5. Simon Kenton photo
 
 
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 171 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 5, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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