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Dubal-Groves House

Submitted by Steve Broadway
©2012

Duval-Groves House

During the Civil War, the Louisville and Nashville Turnpike (present day Hwy. 31W) was a major thoroughfare for both Confederate and Federal troops.  Camp Trousdale, a training camp for Confederate troops, was located near this house.  An account written in the Confederate Veteran in 1909 noted ". . . a fine brick house near the junction of the turnpike was used as a hospital during the Civil War . . ."  In addition to being referred to as the Duval-Groves house, the place has also been commonly called "Mockingbird Hill."  Records indicate that the house was in this location in the 1830's.


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