McKinney's Fort

McKinney's Fort (HM1KL3)

Location: Hustonville, KY 40437 Lincoln County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 26.938', W 84° 45.582'

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Built by Archibald McKinney by 1792, this early trading post was an important stop on Cumberland Trace. The settlement began as four log cabins and a stockade. Early settlers are buried in a cemetery on a knoll visible due south of this marker. In 1874 name changed to McKinney Station.
Presented by McKinney Descendants and Community.
HM NumberHM1KL3
Marker Number2063
Year Placed2001
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 698168 N 4147036
Decimal Degrees37.44896667, -84.75970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 26.938', W 84° 45.582'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 26' 56.28" N, 84° 45' 34.92" W
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Area Code(s)606
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near KY-198, Hustonville KY 40437, US
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