Historical Marker #1980 marks the location of Benham Shaw’s pioneer settlement and the Beaver Dam Creek Baptist Church. Benham (Bonum) Shaw originally settled near Elizabethtown around 1779 with a group of Baptist settlers. Shaw was a ruling…

Historical Marker #1828 notes the town of Millerstown, which was settled before 1800. Millerstown is the oldest settlement in Grayson County. Founded by Jacob Miller in the late eighteenth century, Millerstown was originally called Skaggs after…

Historical Marker #1741 notes some important landmarks in Leitchfield, the county seat of Grayson County. Founded in 1810, Leitchfield was named for Major David Leitch of Campbell County. Leitch was an aide-de-camp to General Robert Lawson of…

Historical Marker #1602 marks one of the oldest brick houses in Grayson County. The transitional Greek Revival house located in Rogers Springs was built in 1847 by Benjamin Lone Rogers. Rogers was born in Nelson County, Kentucky, in 1812 to…

Historical Marker #1592 commemorates George Eskridge who settled in Grayson County around 1811. “Kentucky George” Eskridge, born in Virginia in 1763, served in the American Revolution before settling in what is now Grayson County. Called…

Historical Marker #906 marks the spot of the Green Sawmill in the small town of Falls of Rough. Willis Green II was born in Virginia, was a member of the Whig Party, and was a district campaign manager for Henry Clay when Clay ran for president.…

Historical Marker# 768 marks the site of a famous sulfur spa and resort in Grayson County. Grayson Springs began in the mid 1820s and was owned and operated by M.P. Clarkson. Opened from May 1 until October 1 each year, it flourished from 1825…

Historical Marker #589 commemorates when the Leitchfield courthouse was burned during the Civil War. Twenty- two courthouses were burned during the Civil War. Most were purposely destroyed while some met an unfortunate accident. The Leitchfield…

Historical Marker #212 marks five thousand acres of land owned by George Washington in present-day Grayson County. These five thousand acres in Grayson County was the only land in Kentucky owned by General George Washington. The deed to the land…