Old Crow Inn / John Crow

Old Crow Inn / John Crow (tmp-49842)

Location: Danville, KY 40422 Boyle County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 38.459', W 84° 45.765'

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Old Crow Inn
The oldest existing stone house in Kentucky, built 1784, is part of this building. The house has been enlarged and Doric pillars added. Land purchased from John Crow by James Wright, 1781. Next owner, Colonel Joshua Barbee, who built original house. In 180 years only three families have been owners. Adams family since 1899.
John Crow

Came to Harrodsburg in 1774 with James Harrod and his group of 32. Settled near here in 1776. Founded Crow's Station, 1782, which became the political and cultural capital for District of Kentucky when Supreme Court met there, 1783-85. John Crow sold to Walker Daniel, 1784, land on which he established Danville in 1788.

Presented by Joshua B. Adams
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HM Numbertmp-49842
Year Placed1970
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:09pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 697391 N 4168336
Decimal Degrees37.64098333, -84.76275000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 38.459', W 84° 45.765'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 38' 27.54" N, 84° 45' 45.9" W
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Area Code(s)859, 606
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 215 Stanford Ave, Danville KY 40422, US
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