Morehead House

Morehead House (HM1L3Q)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
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N 38° 11.945', W 84° 52.738'

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Built by Mark Hardin, Registrar, Kentucky Land Office, in 1810. Before Civil War, home of six prominent Kentuckians; among whom were John Harvie, President, Bank of Kentucky, and, for 13 years, Charles S. Morehead, Governor (1855-59). Lawrence Tobin acquired it in 1874 and it was held by heirs to 1961. He built railroad, Lexington to Louisville, and was local merchant 48 years.
HM NumberHM1L3Q
Marker Number819
Year Placed1965
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685726 N 4230030
Decimal Degrees38.19908333, -84.87896667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.945', W 84° 52.738'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 56.7" N, 84° 52' 44.28" W
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Area Code(s)502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 324 W Main St, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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