| John Lair, in Rockcastle Recollections: "Langford's Station
refered to [by Andre Michaux in his 11 Nov 1793 journal entry] was most likely
the old log house which until recent years stood on an embankment just back of
the Court House in Mt. Vernon and was for many years known as the Bob McFerron
House. It was occupied in the beginning by Stephen Langford, supposed to have
been its builder..."
An article in the Mount Vernon Signal, 26 June 1986, said Langford
Station was a stopover for stagecoaches and travelers, and that it was also a
stopover on the Underground Railroad. Apparently when it was torn down, secret
passages were found within the construction which may have been built in with a
view to escaping Indian attacks.
Submitted by Shiron Wordsworth