Grundy Plantation / Felix Grundy

Grundy Plantation / Felix Grundy (HM2AF7)

Location: Springfield, KY 40069 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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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.

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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.
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HM NumberHM2AF7
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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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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