Grundy Plantation / Felix Grundy

Grundy Plantation / Felix Grundy (HM2AF7)

Location: Springfield, KY 40069 Washington County
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N 37° 45.387', W 85° 16.086'

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Grundy Plantation
Settled by George and Elizabeth Grundy in 1780 after fleeing war-torn Berkeley Co., Va. This wilderness frontier of Va., then called Kaintuckee, became a state in 1792. Son Samuel stayed on the farm and expanded it. Another son Felix chose law and politics. This portion of the farm still remains in the Grundy family.

Felix Grundy
Gained prominence as a celebrated criminal lawyer & political leader. He practiced law in Springfield, took part in 2nd Const. Convention, served Washington Co.(1800-02) & Nelson Co. (1804-06) in legislature. Became judge of Ct. of Appeals, then Chief Justice of Ky. in 1807. U.S. Senator 1829-38, 1839-40 & U.S. Attorney General, 1838-39.
HM NumberHM2AF7
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed2008
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 1:05pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 652563 N 4180205
Decimal Degrees37.75645000, -85.26810000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 45.387', W 85° 16.086'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 45' 23.22" N, 85° 16' 5.1599999999999" W
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Area Code(s)859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 65 Valley Hill Rd, Springfield KY 40069, US
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