Jacob Skiles and Three Springs

Jacob Skiles and Three Springs (HM1KIW)

Location: Bowling Green, KY 42104 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 54.981', W 86° 26.268'

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Pioneer merchant Skiles started to Ky. in 1790 by Ohio River flatboat, surviving Indian capture en route. He settled in Bowling Green, 1803, and later moved to Three Springs on the Cumberland Trace. Here he established a thriving mercantile business. Skiles died, 1816. Three Springs declined as an area trade center in 1820s when travel was diverted through Bowling Green.
Marker Number1792
Year Placed1986
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 550077 N 4085740
Decimal Degrees36.91635000, -86.43780000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 54.981', W 86° 26.268'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 54' 58.86" N, 86° 26' 16.08" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2101-2119 KY-884, Bowling Green KY 42104, US
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