Nathaniel Hart / Home of Capt. Nathaniel Hart

Nathaniel Hart / Home of Capt. Nathaniel Hart (HM22M2)

Location: Richmond, KY 40475 Madison County
Country: United States of America
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N 37° 53.738', W 84° 16.012'

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Nathaniel Hart
Nathaniel Hart was born in Hanover County, Virgi1na, in 134. A key figure in the purchase of land in Kentucky from Cherokee Indians, he came to Boonesborough in 1775. Killed in 1782 by Indians near this old house, and buried across the road. His daughter, Susannah, became wife of Isaac Shelby, first and fifth Governor of Kentucky.

Home of Capt. Nathaniel HartThis old log house was built by Captain Nathaniel Hart, one of the proprietors of Transylvania Company. Hart settled near this spot in 1779 and named his settlement "White Oak Springs". He was joined here by some Dutch families from Pennsylvania. This structure is the oldest house still standing in Madison County.
HM NumberHM22M2
Year Placed2013
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 10:02am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 740324 N 4197757
Decimal Degrees37.89563333, -84.26686667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 53.738', W 84° 16.012'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 53' 44.28" N, 84° 16' 0.72000000000003" W
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Area Code(s)859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4252-4284 KY-388, Richmond KY 40475, US
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