William Henry Newman

William Henry Newman (HM1KJS)

Location: Edmonton, KY 42129 Metcalfe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 58.771', W 85° 36.721'

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"One of the foremost railroad managers in the country." He was an associate of the great railroad builders. President of New York Central R.R., 1901-09, successor to Cornelius Vanderbilt. He merged 14 lines into New York Central System; planned Twentieth Century Lmtd. and Grand Central Terminal. Born in Metcalfe County, 1848. Died in New York City, 1918.
Marker Number1257
Year Placed1969
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 623533 N 4093500
Decimal Degrees36.97951667, -85.61201667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 58.771', W 85° 36.721'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 58' 46.26" 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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