Major William Croghan 1752-1822

Major William Croghan 1752-1822 (HM2D4T)

Location: Louisville, KY 40204 Jefferson County
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N 38° 14.862', W 85° 43.318'

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Side 1Born in Dublin he arrived in America c. 1768. Present at 1776 Delaware crossing and battles of Trenton, Princeton, Brandywine, Germantown & Monmouth; wintered 1777-78 at Valley Forge: captured at Charleston 1780 with Lt. Col. Jon. Clark: witnessed Cornwallis' surrender. Orig. memb., Soc. of the Cincinnati. Died at Locust Grove.Side 2

In 1789 Wm. Croghan married Lucy Clark, sister to generals George Rogers, William and Jonathan Clark. He built Locust Grove 1790-1795. Geo. Rogers Clark lived there 1809-1818. Home welcomed Lewis & Clark, John J. Audubon, Aaron Burr, and presidents Monroe, Jackson, & Taylor. Children John, Nicholas, Edmund, & Eliza buried here. Over
HM NumberHM2D4T
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 7:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 611831 N 4234070
Decimal Degrees38.24770000, -85.72196667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 14.862', W 85° 43.318'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 14' 51.72" N, 85° 43' 19.08" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1351 Payne St, Louisville KY 40204, US
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