County Named, 1852

County Named, 1852 (HM1EI8)

Location: Stanton, KY 40380 Powell County
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N 37° 51.186', W 83° 51.564'

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For Gov. Lazarus W. Powell, born Henderson Co., 1812. Graduated, 1833, from St. Joseph's College in Bardstown. Attended Transylvania law school. State legislature, 1836-38, Governor of Ky., 1851-55. U.S. Senate, 1859-65. Resolution for his expulsion for Southern sympathy, defeated 1862. Favored Ky. neutrality. Died 1867, buried Fernwood Cemetery, Henderson, Ky.
HM NumberHM1EI8
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number790
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 9:21am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 248426 N 4193370
Decimal Degrees37.85310000, -83.85940000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 51.186', W 83° 51.564'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 51' 11.16" N, 83° 51' 33.84" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4561 State Hwy 2486, Stanton KY 40380, US
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