Benjamin Craig

KY 36 & US 42, Carrollton, KY

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Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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Description 

"Grave of one of founders of Port William (now Carrollton). Craig laid off town on 613 acres which he and James Hawkins owned; the legislature incorporated it in 1794. He erected the first brick house in this county, 1792. Born in Va., 1751, Benjamin came to Ky. at age 30. He accompanied the Traveling Church, led by Lewis Craig, his brother. Died, 1822."

Update Log 

  • June 16, 2012: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • April 8, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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