Gamaliel

Gamaliel (HM1JW0)

Location: Gamaliel, KY 42140 Monroe County
Buy Kentucky State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 36° 38.495', W 85° 47.884'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 237 views
Inscription
By 1798, pioneers had begun settling in this area. Around 1835, a small community was formed and named Gamaliel, after a teacher in the New Testament. In 1836, John Hayes and James Crawford donated 10 acres of land for community development. On this land a log school, which was also used as a church, was built in 1840. (OVER)
This property was incorporated on Dec. 19, 1840 and the 7 original trustees were William Crawford, Maston Comer, John Hayes, Robert Welch, James Crawford Jr., Charles Browning & John Meador. The first burial in the Gamaliel Cemetery was John D. Welch in August 1844. The post office was established in 1870 and the Gamaliel bank in 1903.
Details
HM NumberHM1JW0
Tags
Marker Number2436
Year Placed2015
Placed ByFriends of Gamaliel Cemetery
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 9:11am PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 607445 N 4055785
Decimal Degrees36.64158333, -85.79806667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 38.495', W 85° 47.884'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 38' 29.7" N, 85° 47' 53.04" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-598 State Hwy 87, Gamaliel KY 42140, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. This marker needs at least one picture.
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?