Graham Springs

Graham Springs (HM1AKB)

Location: Harrodsburg, KY 40330 Mercer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 45.359', W 84° 50.866'

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As early as 1807, springs in this area were used as a spa. In 1827, Dr. Christopher C. Graham purchased the springs. This "Saratoga of the West" flourished until 1853, when sold to US Gov't. as a military asylum. Fire later destroyed main buildings and the place fell into disuse. Judge Ben C. Allin opened a resort called "Graham Springs" on these grounds, beginning 1912.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1297
Year Placed1969
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 5:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 689596 N 4180922
Decimal Degrees37.75598333, -84.84776667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 45.359', W 84° 50.866'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 45' 21.54" N, 84° 50' 51.96" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 484-546 Linden Ave, Harrodsburg KY 40330, US
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