George Rogers Clark Cenotaph - Louisville, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 38° 17.316 W 085° 39.732
16S E 616995 N 4238682
Quick Description: This cenotaph at Locust Grove is in memory of where George Rogers Clark spent his finals years. The centaph is located in the very center of a square, stone-walled area with a few other markers containing just initials.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 10/19/2011 8:45:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMCWNZ
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Long Description:
This cenotaph at Locust Grove is in memory of where George Rogers Clark spent his finals years. The centaph is located in the very center of a square, stone-walled area with a few other markers containing just initials. The Cenotaph reads:


Gen. George Rogers

Clark

Born
O.S. Nov. 9, 1752
Died
Feb. 13, 1818
Cenotaph


A native of Virginia, George Rogers Clark migrated to Kentucky in 1772 and helped establish the area on the Ohio River that would eventually become Louisville, Kentucky and Clarksville, Indiana. A Veteran of the Revolutionary War, Clark assisted in protecting the area around the Ohio River and in Indiana and Illinois. After the War General Clark was deeply in debt and operated a gristmill near Clarksville for over 20-years. He suffered a stroke in 1809 and live the remaining years at Locust Grove near Louisville. George Rogers Clark died on February 13, 1818 at Locust Grove and is buried at Louisville’s Cave Hill Cemetery.

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Location: Locust Grove

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