Founder of Hazard

Founder of Hazard (HM1E1L)

Location: Hazard, KY 41701 Perry County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 14.916', W 83° 11.729'

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Elijah Combs and seven brothers came with parents to Kentucky, 1790. He was first settler here; leader in forming county, named for Com. Oliver Hazard Perry, 1821. He deeded land on which Hazard stands to trustees, 1826. Member of Legislature, 1840.
HM NumberHM1E1L
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number758
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker Condition
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 10:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 305279 N 4124709
Decimal Degrees37.24860000, -83.19548333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.916', W 83° 11.729'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 54.96" N, 83° 11' 43.74" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 705 Main St, Hazard KY 41701, US
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Marker sits in front of the Perry County Courthouse.

Aug 14, 2015 at 7:58am PDT by judgelawless

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