Cardome

Signs of HistorySM


Home of Governor James F. Robinson, 1844 until death, at age 82, in 1882. He succeeded Beriah Magoffin who resigned as Governor, August 1862, after refusing Lincoln's call for troops. Robinson supported Union during year as Governor. Lawyer, jurist of distinction. Trustee, Georgetown College, 1831-81, and President of Board, 1864-81. House built, 1821: Cardome Academy, 1896.

Photograph courtesy of Mr. Paul Newton, student teacher at Scott County High School.

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