Perry County, 1821

Perry County, 1821 (HM1E1N)

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

N 37° 14.929', W 83° 11.742'

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Formed from parts of Clay and Floyd counties. Both Hazard, the county seat, and the county named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, 1785-1819, the commander and hero in battle of Lake Erie, 1813, which he reported in famous message: "We have met the enemy and they are ours." Victory gave United States control of the Lake and advanced its claims to the great Northwest.
HM NumberHM1E1N
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1249
Year Placed1969
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker Condition
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 1:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 305260 N 4124734
Decimal Degrees37.24881667, -83.19570000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.929', W 83° 11.742'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 55.74" N, 83° 11' 44.52" 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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Aug 14, 2015 at 7:56am PDT by judgelawless

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