County Named, 1799 Historical

County Named, 1799 Historical (HM1TZQ)

Location: Prestonsburg, KY 41653 Floyd County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 40.098', W 82° 46.343'

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For Col. John Floyd. Born Amherst County, Va., 1750. Led party to survey land now Kentucky, 1774. With George Rogers Clark's Indian expeditions. Back in Va., joined Colonial navy. Captured, taken to England. Escaped. Built Floyd's Station, 1779 or 80, near-by what is now Louisville. Named Lieut. of Jefferson Co., part of Va., 1781. Killed in Indian ambush, 1783.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed1968
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 343684 N 4170490
Decimal Degrees37.66830000, -82.77238333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 40.098', W 82° 46.343'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 40' 5.88" N, 82° 46' 20.58" W
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Area Code(s)606
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10 S Central Ave, Prestonsburg KY 41653, US
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