Founder of Edmonton

Founder of Edmonton (HM1KJT)

Location: Edmonton, KY 42129 Metcalfe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 58.775', W 85° 36.716'

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Edmund Rogers, 1762-1843. In the Virginia campaign of the War of the Revolution and at surrender of Cornwallis, 1781. As surveyor, joined Gen. George Rogers Clark, his cousin, in 1783. A year later, came to area south of Green River. He made earliest surveys on Barren River and tributaries and settled here. Laid out Edmonton in 1800. Family burial ground to the south.
Marker Number678
Year Placed1964
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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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 623541 N 4093507
Decimal Degrees36.97958333, -85.61193333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 58.775', W 85° 36.716'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 58' 46.5" N, 85° 36' 42.96" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 111 E Stockton St, Edmonton KY 42129, US
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