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Almahurst Farm - Nicholasville, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 37° 55.431 W 084° 36.834
16S E 709724 N 4200050
Quick Description: Part of original land granted to James Knight, 1750-1831, for his services in the Revolutionary War. A portion owned by heirs, 1962. Among the famous horses bred, foaled, and raised on this farm were: Greyhound, world's champion trotter of all times;
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 9/30/2007 8:50:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM2A5F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 30

Long Description:




Part of original land granted to James Knight, 1750-1831, for his services in the Revolutionary War. A portion owned by heirs, 1962. Among the famous horses bred, foaled, and raised on this farm were: Greyhound, world's champion trotter of all times; Peter Volo, founder of one of the great trotting families; Exterminator, known wherever thoroughbreds are raced.






Marker Name: Almahurst Farm

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number (for official markers): 565

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways


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