Wilderness Road Inn

Wilderness Road Inn (HM1EJV)

Location: London, KY 40744 Laurel County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 4.368', W 84° 2.316'

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Site of home-tavern built, 1804, by John Freeman on Revolutionary War land grant. The tavern stood beside historic Wilderness (wagon)Road built by Kentucky between Cumberland Gap and Crab Orchard in 1796. A principal highway, it promoted settlement of Ky. and the West. Operated as a toll road for about 80 years. Inn burned, 1962. Freeman (1761-1841) grave nearby.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceHotel
Marker TypeHistoric Structure
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Marker Number927
Year Placed1966
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 10:40pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 763274 N 4107052
Decimal Degrees37.07280000, -84.03860000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 4.368', W 84° 2.316'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 4' 22.0800" N, 84° 2' 18.9600" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)606
Is marker in the median?Yes
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3100 State Hwy 229, London KY 40744, US
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