Remember the Raisin!

Remember the Raisin! (HM1C70)

Location: Georgetown, KY 40324 Scott County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 12.604', W 84° 33.575'

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Rendezvous of Kentucky Volunteers, Aug. 15, 1812, ordered to relieve Gen. Hull at Detroit. Kentuckians took Frenchtown (Monroe) on Raisin River Jan. 18, 1813. Four days later enemy attacked-killed, massacred, wounded, or captured all but 30. Of 1050 men not half reached home. Ky. counties named for officers: Allen, Ballard, Graves, Hart, Hickman, Edmonson, McCracken, Meade, Simpson.
HM NumberHM1C70
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number508
Year Placed1962
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 6:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 713664 N 4231938
Decimal Degrees38.21006667, -84.55958333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 12.604', W 84° 33.575'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 12' 36.24" N, 84° 33' 34.50" W
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Area Code(s)502, 859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 E Main St, Georgetown KY 40324, US
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