Lancaster Public Spring

Lancaster Public Spring (HM1A7R)

Location: Lancaster, KY 40444 Garrard County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 37.233', W 84° 34.65'

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In early 1776 John Wilson and Andrew Cowan erected two small cabins near this location. In October of 1782 James Speed settled near this spring. In 1797 William Buford chose this spring to furnish water for the new Garrard Court. It continued as Lancaster's public water source for nearly 50 years.
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HM NumberHM1A7R
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number2202
Year Placed2008
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 12:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 713796 N 4166475
Decimal Degrees37.62055000, -84.57750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 37.233', W 84° 34.65'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 37' 13.98" N, 84° 34' 39.00" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 107 E Maple Ave, Lancaster KY 40444, US
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