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Guthrie in Todd County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Stage Coach Inn

 
 
Stage Coach Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, September 5, 2015
1. Stage Coach Inn Marker
Inscription. In 1833 Major John Gray, Founder of Elkton, built an inn here as a relay house for his stage coach lines. Legend states that Andrew Jackson, Jenny Lind, and Jesse James were patrons. It was a Civil War Confederate hospital. Most of original inn remains.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 210.)
 
Location. 36° 38.76′ N, 87° 11.979′ W. Marker is in Guthrie, Kentucky, in Todd County. Marker is at the intersection of Graysville Road (County Route 1270) and Guthrie Road (Kentucky Route 181), on the right when traveling west on Graysville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guthrie KY 42234, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Penn Warren (approx. 1.8 miles away); Tobacco Farmers Unite (approx. 1.9 miles away); Camp Boone (approx. 3.8 miles away in Tennessee); The Town of Port Royal (approx. 7.1 miles away in Tennessee); 1859 Masonic Lodge & General Store (approx. 7.1 miles away in Tennessee); Stores of Port Royal
Stage Coach Inn image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, September 5, 2015
2. Stage Coach Inn
(approx. 7.1 miles away in Tennessee); Renfroe's Station (approx. 7.7 miles away in Tennessee); Port Royal (approx. 8.2 miles away in Tennessee). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guthrie.
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Stage Coach Inn image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, September 5, 2015
3. Stage Coach Inn
Stage Coach Inn / Trail of Tears sign image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, September 5, 2015
4. Stage Coach Inn / Trail of Tears sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2016, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 8, 2016, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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