Pittsburg and Wilderness Road

Pittsburg and Wilderness Road (HM1NM9)

Location: London, KY 40741 Laurel County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 9.782', W 84° 6.734'

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The "Madison Branch" of Wilderness Road was last 18th century link from Cumberland Gap to central Kentucky. By legislative act of March 1, 1797, Joseph Crockett built new road from Milford, then seat of Madison Co., to intersect with improved Wilderness Road at present-day Pittsburg. This point became new "forks of the road" replaced Old Hazel Patch crossing.
HM NumberHM1NM9
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1757
Year Placed1985
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 5th, 2015 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 756422 N 4116863
Decimal Degrees37.16303333, -84.11223333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 9.782', W 84° 6.734'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 9' 46.92" N, 84° 6' 44.04" W
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Area Code(s)606
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-78 Old Crab Orchard Rd, London KY 40741, US
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