Col. James Maret (1855- 1936)

Col. James Maret (1855- 1936) (HM1L7R)

Location: Mount Vernon, KY 40456 Rockcastle County
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N 37° 21.171', W 84° 20.314'

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One of Multiple Markers at the Rockcastle Courthouse

Born in Garrand Co., Maret came
here in 1877. he established this
county's first telephone exchange
and newspaper; was town clerk for
25 years. Maret served as executive
secretary of Kentucky's Good Roads
Association, and in 1929 published
a routing guide, listing over 2000
points in U.S. and Canada. He died
in Old Masonic Home, Shelbyville;
buried Elmwood Cem., Mt. Vernon.
Details
HM NumberHM1L7R
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Marker Number1644
Year Placed1979
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
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)606
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near E Main St, Mount Vernon KY 40456, US
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Marker in very good shape and located adjacent to the Rockcastle County Courthouse and Judicial Center Plaza.

Aug 11, 2015 at 11:08am PDT by judgelawless

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