Philip Buckner (1747-1820)

Philip Buckner (1747-1820) (HM1MHE)

Location: Augusta, KY 41002 Bracken County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 46.344', W 84° 0.541'

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Captain Philip Buckner, an Englishman, was a Revolutionary War veteran. He came to Va., served adopted colony as issuing commissary, received extensive land grants, then settled here. In 1797, he donated this lot for Augusta Public Square as part of land for town. It became the site of the courthouse until it burned 1848; pioneer jail still standing.
Marker Number1842
Year Placed1988
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 2:04pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 759847 N 4295769
Decimal Degrees38.77240000, -84.00901667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 46.344', W 84° 0.541'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 46' 20.64" N, 84° 0' 32.46" W
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Area Code(s)606
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near West Park Street, Augusta KY 41002, US
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