Brig. Gen. Elias Barbee Historical

Brig. Gen. Elias Barbee Historical (HM1VFC)

Location: Campbellsville, KY 42718 Taylor County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 20.483', W 85° 20.717'

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Born 1763. Died 1843. Served in Rev. War from Culpeper Co., Va. His five brothers, Daniel, John, Joshua, Thomas and William, also served in Revolution. Elias Barbee came early to what is now Taylor County. Lived eight miles N.W. of Campbellsville. He was appointed Major in 1792, Colonel in 1797, and Brig. General, in 1799, in Ky. Militia, 16th Regt., Green Co., Ky.

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Represented Green Co. in Kentucky Senate. In 1822, Senator Barbee introduced a bill in the Senate calling for the establishment of the present Kentucky School for the Deaf at Danville, KY. Bill drawn up by Judge John Rowan, passed by Legislature and signed by Gov. Adair, establishing on April 10, 1823, first state-supported school for the deaf in the United States.
Year Placed1975
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 646574 N 4134028
Decimal Degrees37.34138333, -85.34528333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 20.483', W 85° 20.717'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 20' 28.98" N, 85° 20' 43.02" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 204 N Columbia Ave, Campbellsville KY 42718, US
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