County Named, 1779

County Named, 1779 (HMNWV)

Location: Barbourville, KY 40906 Knox County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 52.062', W 83° 52.802'

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For Henry Knox, U.S. Sec. of War, 1785-96. Born Boston, 1750. Joined Continental Army, 1775. Battles of Bunker Hill, Brandywine, Yorktown, and others. Command of artillery, 1775. Commissioned Major-General, 1781. Proposed a military academy in 1779, first commandant at West Point, 1782. Organized Society of Cincinnati, 1783. Sec. of War, 1785-96. Died in Maine, 1806.
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HM NumberHMNWV
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number782
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 2:52pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 243272 N 4084069
Decimal Degrees36.86770000, -83.88003333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 52.062', W 83° 52.802'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 52' 3.72" N, 83° 52' 48.12" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2063 Cumberland Gap Pkwy, Barbourville KY 40906, US
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