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Springfield in Washington County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

John Pope, 1770-1845

 
 
John Pope, 1770-1845 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
1. John Pope, 1770-1845 Marker
Inscription. Eminent Washington Co. citizen. Brilliant Ky. lawyer, statesman. Born, Va. Represented Shelby Co., 1802, Fayette Co., 1806, in Leg.; U.S. Senate, 1807-13; Ky. Sec. of State, 1816-19; Ky. Sen., 1825-29; Gov. Arkansas Ter., 1829-35, named by Pres. Jackson; U.S. Congress, 1837-43. Federalist and Democrat. Built this home, 1839. Died here; buried in Springfield Cemetery.
 
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 930.)
 
Location. 37° 41.133′ N, 85° 13.183′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Kentucky, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Street and East High Street, on the right when traveling north on Walnut Street. 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 walking distance of this marker. House of History (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); You are in The Holy Land! (about 500
John Pope, ca. 1819 image. Click for full size.
2. John Pope, ca. 1819
Courtesy of the Arkansas State Archives
feet away); Washington County (about 500 feet away); Felix Grundy (1777 - 1840) (about 500 feet away); War Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Pope (1770-1845). (Submitted on November 8, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. John Pope (1770–1845). (Submitted on November 8, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
John Pope, 1770-1845 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
3. John Pope, 1770-1845 Marker
John Pope House image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
4. John Pope House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   3, 4. submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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