County Named, 1784

County Named, 1784 (HM1ESU)

Location: Bardstown, KY 40004 Nelson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 48.555', W 85° 27.999'

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For Thomas Nelson, 1738 - 89. Member Va. House of Burgesses. In the first Provincial Convention, 1774; Continental Congress, 1775 - 77 and 1779. Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Commander of Va. Militia, 1777 - 81. Governor of Va., 1781. Commended for selfless patriotism in ordering guns to fire on his own home, the British headquarters, at Yorktown, 1781.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number956
Year Placed1966
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society & The Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 3:00am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 634976 N 4185758
Decimal Degrees37.80925000, -85.46665000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 48.555', W 85° 27.999'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 48' 33.30" N, 85° 27' 59.94" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 105 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown KY 40004, US
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