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Felix Grundy (1777 - 1840)

 
 
Felix Grundy (1777 - 1840) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
1. Felix Grundy (1777 - 1840) Marker
Inscription. Grundy gained prominence in Ky. as a celebrated criminal lawyer and political leader. He practiced law on Main St., Springfield, took part in 2nd Constitutional Conv., served Washington County in legislature (1800-02); Nelson Co. (18004-06). Became judge to Court of Appeals, then Chief Justice of Ky., 1807. In U.S. Senate 1829-38; 1839-40; was U.S. Attorney General, 1838-39.
 
Erected 1977 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1618.)
 
Location. 37° 41.1′ N, 85° 13.283′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Kentucky, in Washington County. Marker is on East Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield KY 40069, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Busy Day In Springfield (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan in Springfield (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); On Civil War Routes (about 400 feet away); Jesse Head Homesite (about 400 feet away); John Pope, 1770-1845 (about 500 feet away); House of History
Felix Grundy (1777 - 1840) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
2. Felix Grundy (1777 - 1840) Marker
Marker on far right.
(about 600 feet away); Washington County (about 600 feet away); Ben Hardin, 1784-1852. ← Grave (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .  GRUNDY, Felix, (1777 - 1840). (Submitted on November 8, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
Felix Grundy image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
3. Felix Grundy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 8, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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