The Lafayette Hotel

The Lafayette Hotel (HM1ET1)

Location: Bardstown, KY 40004 Nelson County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 48.616', W 85° 27.981'

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Circa 1825

Black's Store and Tavern operated here on Lot #64 by 1820. Moses Black, the tavernkeeper, was also a noted coppersmith who signed his craft-work and had his copper-works in a log shop at the rear of the tavern. The new name for Black's Tavern became "Lafayette Hotel" in the summer of 1825, with the famous tour of Kentucky by the Marquis de Lafayette. The hero's welcome honored Lafayette for association with George Washington and his service to our nation during the American Revolution.
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 5:52am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 635000 N 4185871
Decimal Degrees37.81026667, -85.46635000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 48.616', W 85° 27.981'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 48' 36.96" N, 85° 27' 58.86" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 131 N 3rd St, Bardstown KY 40004, US
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