Rockcastle County, 1810

Rockcastle County, 1810 (HM1L7Q)

Location: Mount Vernon, KY 40456 Rockcastle County
Country: United States of America
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N 37° 21.171', W 84° 20.314'

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One of Multiple Markers at the Rockcastle Courthouse

The 52nd Kentucky county, Created
out of Knox, Lincoln, Madison,
Pulaski counties. Isaac Lindsey,
who came here in a hunting party
in 1767, observed a lone rock which
resembled an ancient castle. from
this the river was named, later
the county. Dr. Thomas Walker and
party, first white men to visit
the interior of Kentucky, were
at this rock as early as 1750.
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HM NumberHM1L7Q
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Marker Number1254
Year Placed1969
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Transportation
Marker Condition
9 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Saturday, June 20th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 735727 N 4137339
Decimal Degrees37.35285000, -84.33856667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 21.171', W 84° 20.314'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 21' 10.26" N, 84° 20' 18.84" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near E Main St, Mount Vernon KY 40456, US
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marker in very good shape, outside the Rockcastle County courthouse and Judicial Center Plaza

Aug 11, 2015 at 11:06am PDT by judgelawless

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