Established 1792Founded by Hugh Forbes and Enoch Smith, Mt. Sterling was originally called "Little Mountain Town" before being named after the city of Stirling, Scotland. Mt. Sterling is rich in history. Our city was the site of several Civil War skirmishes, one of which resulted in the burning of the courthouse by Confederate forces in 1863. The city center was primarily constructed from 1880-1900. Many of those buildings still stand today.
|Placed By||Whitaker Bank and the Montgomery County Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, August 10th, 2018 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 241817 N 4216139|
|Decimal Degrees||38.05620000, -83.94260000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 3.372', W 83° 56.556'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 3' 22.32" N, 83° 56' 33.36" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 30 W Main St, Mount Sterling KY 40353, US|
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