The Cedars

The Cedars (tmp-6b511)

Location: Stanford, KY 40484 Lincoln County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 31.317', W 84° 39.704'

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Side 1This home was built in 1853 by Dr. Thomas Montgomery, son of James Montgomery, a judge and congressman. His wife, the former Evaline Whitley, was the niece of Gen. Benjamin Logan, founder of Stanford, and granddaughter of Col. William Whitley, a Kentucky pioneer and military leader. Dr. Montgomery was a well~known physician, farmer, and politician.Side 2

This home is a fine representation of Greek Revival architecture and was one of the early brick houses in the area. It featured a wired doorbell system and was only the second home in Lincoln Co. to have a bathroom installed. Behind the house is a one~story brick dwelling that originally served as slave quarters. Placed on Nat'l Register of Historic Places, 1978.
HM Numbertmp-6b511
Year Placed2016
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:14pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 706633 N 4155345
Decimal Degrees37.52195000, -84.66173333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.317', W 84° 39.704'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 19.02" N, 84° 39' 42.24" W
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Area Code(s)606, 859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 265-357 Somerset St, Stanford KY 40484, US
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