Montgomery County. 1797

Montgomery County. 1797 (HM1EI0)

Location: Mt Sterling, KY 40353 Montgomery County
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N 38° 3.402', W 83° 56.568'

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Named for Gen. Richard Montgomery, Revolutionary War officer. Born in Ireland, 1738. An advocate of colonial freedom, he commanded continental forces in the north, capturing first British colors in war, Fort Johns, 1775. Killed in Quebec attack, Dec. 31, 1775. Original county taken from Clark; included area of 2 present counties and parts of 8 others.
HM NumberHM1EI0
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1216
Year Placed1968
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 8:56am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 241801 N 4216195
Decimal Degrees38.05670000, -83.94280000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 3.402', W 83° 56.568'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 3' 24.12" N, 83° 56' 34.08" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 85-99 Cs-1066, Mt Sterling KY 40353, US
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