The Robert Patterson cabin was built about 1779 and been in several places in Lexington and, between 1901 and 1939, in Dayton, Ohio, where his grandson moved it. The cabin is now on Transylvania University’s campus.
The Robert Patterson cabin was built about 1779 and been in several places in Lexington and, between 1901 and 1939, in Dayton, Ohio, where his grandson moved it. The cabin is now on Transylvania University’s campus. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
The Robert Patterson cabin was built about 1779 and been in several places in Lexington and, between 1901 and 1939, in Dayton, Ohio, where his grandson moved it. The cabin is now on Transylvania University’s campus. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.