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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Paris
Paris, Kentucky and Vicinity
▶ Bourbon County (12) ▶ Bath County (13) ▶ Clark County (32) ▶ Fayette County (141) ▶ Harrison County (8) ▶ Montgomery County (10) ▶ Nicholas County (7) ▶ Scott County (24)
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|This building is dedicated to
the men of Bourbon County who served their country
during the World War.
1917 – 1918
Sacred to the memory of those who died for
Liberty, Justice and Peace.
Charles Adair * Joseph H. Holt * . . . — — Map (db m123689) WM|
|Named for the royal French family who aided the colonies in the War of Independence. Bourbon was one of nine Virginia counties formed before Kentucky became a state in 1792. From its original area all of twenty-four counties and parts of ten other . . . — — Map (db m43621) HM|
| Bourbon Whiskey
Named after Bourbon Co. because of quantity and quality of whiskey produced within its borders. Made from a fermented mash of at least 51% corn, with less wheat, rye, or barley, yeast and limestone water. Distilled at no more . . . — — Map (db m35597) HM|
|Built by Presbyterians, 1791. Here Barton W. Stone began his ministry, 1796. Famous revival attended by pioneers of many faiths, 1801. Springfield Presbytery dissolved and "Christian Church" launched, June 28, 1804. — — Map (db m9724) HM|
July 18, on its first Ky. raid Gen. John Hunt Morgan's cavalry rode to Paris from victory at Cynthiana. After holding out for days citizen groups surrendered. Warned of Union force nearby, CSA escaped pursuit, returned to Tenn. . . . — — Map (db m97145) HM|
|Built in 1788.
Gathering place of pioneers.
Shrine, Museum, Library.
Kentucky Daughters of the
American Revolution. — — Map (db m43624) HM|
|This log building lined with adz-hewn cherry was built as a tavern. In 1795 it became first post office in Paris. Thomas Eades then served as tavern owner and postmaster. Robert Trimble had home and law office here before becoming U.S. Supreme Court . . . — — Map (db m43626) HM|
| John Edwards 1748-1837
As early legislator, Edwards was member of the Virginia House of Delegates in 1781-83, 1785, 1786. He was a delegate to the convention to ratify Federal Constitution, June 1788, and to conventions that separated . . . — — Map (db m43623) HM|
|Robert Johnston, a Revolutionary War captain, was born in Virginia in 1749. He and his wife operated a tavern in their house here from 1796-1812. Located on what was the main road between Maysville and Lexington, this inn served stage and horseback . . . — — Map (db m67703) HM|
|Organized by 20 members of the Cooper's Run Church in 1800, with the help of Ambrose Dudley, George Eve and Augustine Eastin. They built at this site on land given, 1798, by Charles Smith, Sr. The log structure was replaced by a brick house of . . . — — Map (db m35860) HM|
|Born September 23, 1800-Died May 4, 1873 Famous for his eclectic readers which introduced thousands of children to the treasures of literature. At this site he taught from 1823 to 1826 before joining the faculty of Miami University. — — Map (db m50653) HM|