County Named, 1860

County Named, 1860 (HM1EFJ)

Location: Catlettsburg, KY 41129 Boyd County
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N 38° 24.9', W 82° 35.868'

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For Linn Boyd. Born Tenn., 1800. Came to West Ky. in youth. Ky. Legislature, 1827-31. Congress, 1835-37, 1839-55, and Speaker 1851-55. Author of Resolution to annex Texas. The Ky. delegation proposed Boyd for Vice President at Democratic Convention, 1856, but convention chose Breckinridge of Ky. Boyd elected Lt. Gov., 1859. He died before taking office.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number772
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 10:34pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 360507 N 4253070
Decimal Degrees38.41500000, -82.59780000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 24.9', W 82° 35.868'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 24' 54.00" N, 82° 35' 52.08" W
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Area Code(s)606, 859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2901-2999 KY-3294, Catlettsburg KY 41129, US
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