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Versailles in Woodford County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Woodford County Courthouse

 
 
Woodford County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 17, 2008
1. Woodford County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. On this courthouse square in 1790 Jesse Graddy built, of logs, first of county's four courthouses. Total cost was $22.50. James and Henry Thompkins completed second one, of stone, 1794. Third hall of justice, built of brick in 1812-13, cupola with clock added by 1846; other additions later. Structure burned 1965. Present courthouse completed 1970 by Gault Bros. of Lexington.
 
Erected 1988 by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 1847.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 3.151′ N, 84° 43.827′ W. Marker is in Versailles, Kentucky, in Woodford County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 62) and Court Street on South Main Street. Touch for map. About 0.1 miles south of Lexington Street (U.S. 60). Marker is in this post office area: Versailles KY 40383, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Calmes Tomb (approx. 1.6 miles away); Buck Pond (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hemp in Kentucky / Woodford County Hemp (approx. 1.6 miles away); Albert Benjamin Chandler / Gov. Albert B. Chandler
Woodford County Courthouse and marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 17, 2008
2. Woodford County Courthouse and marker
(approx. 4 miles away); Pisgah Church (approx. 4 miles away); Lt. Gen. Field Harris, USMC (approx. 4.1 miles away); Labrot & Graham Distillery (approx. 6 miles away); Keeneland (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Versailles.
 
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Versailles, Kentucky, South Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 17, 2008
3. Versailles, Kentucky, South Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,580 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 30, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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