Homer C. Ledford

Homer C. Ledford (HM1A5G)

Location: Winchester, KY 40391 Clark County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 59.509', W 84° 11.167'

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Homer Ledford (1927-2006) was a master craftsman, musician, and teacher. Born in Tennessee, he came to Kentucky to attend Berea College & graduated from Eastern Ky. University. Ledford founded the Cabin Creek Band in 1976 & led it for 30 years, entertained on four continents, and performed for five of Kentucky's governors.

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Ledford crafted thousands of musical instruments. His banjos, violins, guitars, mandolins, and dulcimers are sought by musicians worldwide. The Smithsonian Institution houses three of his creations— a fretless banjo, an Appalachian dulcimer and a dulcitar, which he copyrighted. He played 13 musical instruments.
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HM NumberHM1A5G
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number2250
Year Placed2007
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:28pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 747103 N 4208643
Decimal Degrees37.99181667, -84.18611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 59.509', W 84° 11.167'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 59' 30.54" N, 84° 11' 10.02" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 College St, Winchester KY 40391, US
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