Oldest House - Middlesboro, KY
Posted by: Lat34North
N 36° 37.296 W 083° 42.726
17S E 257471 N 4056322
Quick Description: Located at 1003 North 19th Street, Middlesborough, KY.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 10/23/2011 4:01:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMCXPN
Long Description:Oldest House
Built about 1800 in Yellow Creek Valley, the second brick house in the county, and the oldest one still standing. The bricks were made from clay by slave labor. Home of Rev. John Calvin Colson, "Patriarch of Yellow Creek Valley," preacher, teacher, lawyer, doctor, farmer, miller, merchant, "being gifted along these lines but not educated for such pursuits."
1969 Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways 2128
Marker Name: Oldest House
Marker Location: City
Type of Marker: Building
Marker Number (for official markers): 1228
Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Presented by Chamber of Commerce.
Kentucky Historical Society
Kentucky Department of Highways
A picture of the site or anything specific to the text on marker.