Traveler's Rest

Traveler's Rest (HM29DB)

Location: Stanford, KY 40484 Lincoln County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 33.964', W 84° 46.908'

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Isaac Shelby, 1st & 5th governor, came to Ky. as a surveyor in 1775. He claimed 1400 acres in 1776 by raising a crop of corn. In 1779 he received 1st land settlement & premption deed granted by Va. Land Commission. His home, Traveler's Rest, completed in 1786. Upon his death in 1826, he was the only settler living on his original Va. land grant.

(Reverse) Settled 1776. This property was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976 by the United States Department of the Interior.
HM NumberHM29DB
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed2007
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 4:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 695906 N 4159983
Decimal Degrees37.56606667, -84.78180000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 33.964', W 84° 46.908'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 33' 57.84" N, 84° 46' 54.48" 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 672 Isaac Shelby Rd, Stanford KY 40484, US
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