County Named, 1842

County Named, 1842 (HMC6A)

Location: Wickliffe, KY 42087 Ballard County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 57.921', W 89° 5.336'

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For Capt. Bland Ballard, 1759-1853. Born in Va. Came to Ky. in 1779. Devoted life protecting frontier. Scout for George Rogers Clark's Ohio expedition, 1780. '82; Wabash campaign 1786. In the battles of Fallen Timbers, 1793; Tippecanoe, 1811; River Raisin, 1813. In Ky. Legis. five terms. Legis. directed burial in the Frankfort Cemetery. County from McCraken, Hickman.
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HM NumberHMC6A
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number826
Year Placed1965
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 10:10am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 314039 N 4093067
Decimal Degrees36.96535000, -89.08893333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 57.921', W 89° 5.336'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 57' 55.26" N, 89° 5' 20.16" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 135 4th St, Wickliffe KY 42087, US
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