George Eskridge, born in Virginia in 1763, served in Revolutionary War, having enlisted in the Virginia Continental line at an early age. Eskridge came to Kentucky and settled in Grayson County, circa 1811. Built a log house at Falls of Rough River . . . — — Map (db m162247) HM
Built in 1847 by Benjamin Lone Rogers,
around a log cabin that dates back to
1789. Mansion took its name from a
cluster of trees that originally grew in
front of the house. This transitional Greek
Revival structure is one of the oldest . . . — — Map (db m171785) HM
For Col. William Grayson, 1740-90,
aide de-camp to Gen. Washington.
Lawyer; in Revolutionary Army,
1776-79; Board of War, 1780-81;
Virginia Assembly and Continental
Congress, 1784-87; State Convention
ratifying Federal Constitution . . . — — Map (db m123269) HM
Twenty-two Kentucky courthouses were burned during Civil War, nineteen in last fifteen months: twelve by Confederates, eight by guerrillas, two by Union accident. See map on reverse side.
Dec. 24, 1864, a contingent of CSA Gen. Lyon's force . . . — — Map (db m123438) HM
In memory of the men of Grayson County who gave their lives for our freedom.
Martin Alvey, Verna Anderson, Edgar Baker, Emmett Beville, Oscar Boone, Malcolm Bozarth, Floyd Brooks, Andrew Cannon, Miles Dennison, Robert Downs, Willis Duggins, . . . — — Map (db m125032) WM
First story, east wing of house, was the earliest brick residence in Grayson County. It was built ca. 1810 by Jack Thomas, first county and circuit court clerk. He added two-story brick wing on north, Federal style. Despite alterations of the . . . — — Map (db m123436) HM
Leitchfield was laid off 1810, and named for David Leitch, prominent landowner and founder of Leitch's Station. His estate gave land for Grayson's county seat. Site chosen because of fresh water springs, particularly "Big Spring" nearby. Grayson's . . . — — Map (db m123434) HM
Named for Benham (Bonum) Shaw, this pioneer settlement (today's Leitchfield) was located at the headwaters of Beaver Dam Creek. This station was a stop along the important trail which ran from settlements at Nashville, Tenn., . . . — — Map (db m123433) HM