The Wilderness Road

The Wilderness Road (HM1L4D)

Location: London, KY 40741 Laurel County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 7.894', W 84° 5.198'

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Opened Kentucky and the west to rapid settlement and major development. First wagon road built by Kentucky, 1796 Crab Orchard to Cumberland Gap. A principal highway, maintained as a turnpike "toll road" for 80 years.
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HM NumberHM1L4D
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number55
Placed ByKentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 758803 N 4113441
Decimal Degrees37.13156667, -84.08663333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.894', W 84° 5.198'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 53.64" N, 84° 5' 11.88" W
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Area Code(s)606
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600-660 KY-80, London KY 40741, US
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