County Named, 1860

County Named, 1860 (HM1KJR)

Location: Edmonton, KY 42129 Metcalfe County
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N 36° 58.769', W 85° 36.721'

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For Thomas Metcalfe, 1780-1855. Born Va. Capt. Ky. Vol. War 1812; Congress 1819-28; Governor 1828-32; Ky. Senate 1834-38; U.S. Senate 1848-49, completing Crittenden's term. "Old Stone Hammer'' laid the foundation, 1797, of Governor's Mansion, now home of Lieutenant Governors. Metcalfe County formed out of parts of Adair, Barren, Cumberland, Green & Monroe.
Marker Number799
Year Placed1965
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 623533 N 4093496
Decimal Degrees36.97948333, -85.61201667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 58.769', W 85° 36.721'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 58' 46.14" N, 85° 36' 43.26" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near State Hwy 163, Edmonton KY 42129, US
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