"Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune.
Daniel Boone


Sunday, December 23, 2012

Desha Glen Mason County

Built circa 1811 on 500 acres by Kentucky's 9th  Governor Joseph Desha (1824-28).Desha was a Major General of the Kentucky Militia in the war of 1812 and fought at the Battle of the Thames.  Located on Formans Chapel Road in Mason County,Kentucky. Desha was born 1762 in Monroe County, VA and died in 1848 in Scott County,KY.

Desha is buried in the Georgetown Cemetery in Scott County.

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