Cumberland County Historical

Cumberland County Historical (HM1V64)

Location: Burkesville, KY 42717 Cumberland County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 47.418', W 85° 22.229'

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Established 1798, taken out of Green County. Later, between 1800 and 1860, parts of Wayne, Monroe, Russell, Clinton, Metcalfe were taken from its original territory. First known white men here, 1769. Daniel Boone explored area, 1771. Burkesville, laid out in 1798 on land owned by Samuel Burks, was vital riverport for timber and farm produce during steamboat era.
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HM NumberHM1V64
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Year Placed1966
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 645390 N 4072848
Decimal Degrees36.79030000, -85.37048333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 47.418', W 85° 22.229'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 47' 25.08" N, 85° 22' 13.74" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 116 N Main St, Burkesville KY 42717, US
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