Pioneer Surveyor

Pioneer Surveyor (HM1KIX)

Location: Bowling Green, KY 42103 Warren County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 58.773', W 86° 26.15'

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General Elijah M. Covington of the Kentucky Militia came here from North Carolina in 1795 to farm and survey. Acquired 23,000 acres in Warren, Logan, Edmonson counties. He became Warren County's first sheriff and surveyor. Helped to select the early site of Bowling Green and made the first survey of Mammoth Cave. This park named for him, purchased by city, 1933.
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HM NumberHM1KIX
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Marker Number1191
Year Placed1968
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, May 17th, 2015 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 550210 N 4092752
Decimal Degrees36.97955000, -86.43583333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 58.773', W 86° 26.15'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 58' 46.38" N, 86° 26' 9" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1107 Covington St, Bowling Green KY 42103, US
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