County Named, 1856

County Named, 1856 (HM1EH2)

Location: Morehead, KY 40351 Rowan County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 11.064', W 83° 25.998'

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For Judge John Rowan, 1773-1843. Born Penn., came in 1783 to Ky. Admitted bar, 1795. Member second Ky. Constitutional Convention in 1799. Sec. of State, 1804-06. State Legislature, 10 years. Court of Appeals, 1819-21. U.S. Senate from 1824 to 30. First President of Ky. Historical Society, 1838-43. Buried at his home, Federal Hill, "My Old Kentucky Home," Bardstown.
HM NumberHM1EH2
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number788
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 4:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 286883 N 4229073
Decimal Degrees38.18440000, -83.43330000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.064', W 83° 25.998'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 3.84" N, 83° 25' 59.88" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 E Main St, Morehead KY 40351, US
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