Oldham County, 1824

Oldham County, 1824 (HM160X)

Location: La Grange, KY 40031 Oldham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 24.467', W 85° 22.744'

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Taken from parts of Jefferson, Shelby, and Henry counties, it was the 74th formed.

Named for Col. William Oldham, native Virginian, officer in War of Revolution. Commanded regiment of Kentucky militia in ill-fated Indian campaign on Wabash River in 1791, led by General St. Clair. Oldham was one of over 800 killed in battle, half of troops engaged.
HM NumberHM160X
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1251
Year Placed1969
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 5:38am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 641526 N 4252304
Decimal Degrees38.40778333, -85.37906667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 24.467', W 85° 22.744'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 24' 28.02" N, 85° 22' 44.64" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 105 S 1st Ave, La Grange KY 40031, US
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