Campbellsville / Taylor County Historical

Campbellsville / Taylor County Historical (HM1VFB)

Location: Campbellsville, KY 42718 Taylor County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 20.483', W 85° 20.717'

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Campbellsville

First settled about 1800. Town, established by Legislature, 1817, was made seat of government when county was formed. It was named for Adam and Andrew Campbell who with three brothers came from Va., settling on father's land grants. Adam and Andrew among founders of town. Andrew died, 1819. Adam was prominent farmer and leader in Taylor County affairs.
Taylor County


Kentucky's 100th. established by Legislature, 1848, formed from a part of Green County. Named for Gen. Zachary Taylor, famed Kentucky soldier. Noted as Indian fighter: Ft. Harrison, War of 1812; Black hawk War, 1832; Florida Seminoles, 1837. Defeat of superior Mexican forces at Battle of Buena Vista, 1847, made him a national hero. Elected US President, 1848.
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HM NumberHM1VFB
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Year Placed1966
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 646574 N 4134028
Decimal Degrees37.34138333, -85.34528333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 20.483', W 85° 20.717'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 20' 28.98" N, 85° 20' 43.02" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 204 N Columbia Ave, Campbellsville KY 42718, US
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