Karrick-Parks House / Harberson's Station

Karrick-Parks House / Harberson's Station (HMV88)

Location: Perryville, KY 40468 Boyle County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 38.886', W 84° 57.115'

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Karrick-Parks House

Bivouac for Confederate troops on Oct. 7, 1862, night before Battle of Perryville. Karricks ordered to vacate home the next day. Day after the battle they returned to survey damage, found little done. Officers, doctors lived in house for about 6 months. It was built early 1850s, bought in 1856 by James V. Karrick, who came from Shelby Co., Ky. See over.

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Harberson's Station

First settled, 1781 or 1782, by group from Pennsylvania led by James Harberson, who owned 1400 acres. To protect against Indians they built fort to include spring and cave still found on this site. Plot for town laid out, 1815, by Edward Bullock and William Hall. Named Perryville for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. Established by legislature, 1817. See over.
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HM NumberHMV88
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number876
Year Placed1965
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 12:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 680681 N 4168745
Decimal Degrees37.64810000, -84.95191667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 38.886', W 84° 57.115'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 38' 53.16" N, 84° 57' 6.90" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-499 Jane Todd Crawford Trail, Perryville KY 40468, US
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