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Oldham County Kentucky Historical Markers

 
DAVID WARK GRIFFITH Marker image, Touch for more information
By Karl Stelly, December 22, 2009
DAVID WARK GRIFFITH Marker
Kentucky (Oldham County), Crestwood — 650 — David Wark Griffith — 1875 - 1948
Oldham County native buried here. Renowned as director-producer of The Birth of a Nation, film drama of Civil War and post-bellum era, and also Intolerance, Orphans of the Storm, Broken Blossoms. He created dramatic and photographic effects, . . . — Map (db m25924) HM
Kentucky (Oldham County), La Grange — 104 East Main Street — circa 1910

This property is on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m96043) HM

Kentucky (Oldham County), La Grange — 752 — A Masonic Leader

Home of Dr. Rob Morris, 1818-88. In 1884 "crowned Poet Laureate of Freemasonry." Founded the Order of the Eastern Star. He was born near Boston, Mass., lived 28 years here. From 1861 to 1865 president of the Masonic College, located in La . . . — Map (db m96058) HM

Kentucky (Oldham County), La Grange — War Memorial — Cenotaph

Dedicated to those who died in the service of their country that the spirit of liberty and freedom might live

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord

Leonard Brumback • Winslow Couch • Raymond Gehring • Louis S. Gibson . . . — Map (db m96040) WM

Kentucky (Oldham County), La Grange — William T. Barbour House — 1840

This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m96057) HM

Kentucky (Oldham County), LaGrange — 1251 — Oldham County, 1824
Taken from parts of Jefferson, Shelby, and Henry counties, it was the 74th formed. Named for Col. William Oldham, native Virginian, officer in War of Revolution. Commanded regiment of Kentucky militia in ill-fated Indian campaign on Wabash . . . — Map (db m61868) HM
Kentucky (Oldham County), LaGrange — William Berry Taylor of Spring Hill
1827 - 1927 Upon the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the town of LaGrange as county seat of Oldham County Kentucky this stone is placed in honour of the founder William Berry Taylor of Spring Hill Born 1768 - Died . . . — Map (db m61894) HM
Kentucky (Oldham County), Pewee Valley — 2503 — Annie Fellows Johnston
Annie Fellows Johnston 1863-1931 A celebrated author of children's fiction, she was best known for her "Little Colonel" novels. While visiting relatives in Pewee Valley, she met five-year-old Hattie Cochran and her grandfather, Col. Geo. . . . — Map (db m104115) HM
Kentucky (Oldham County), Westport — 909 — Westport
First called Liberty, located on 1780 grant to Elijah Craig. Ferry operated here by Levi Boyer early as 1800 formed a link in route to Illinois country. Town became a port to the west -- Westport. In the steamboat era, the town was a thriving port . . . — Map (db m42974) HM

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