Mathias Harman, Sr.

Mathias Harman, Sr. (HM1OOS)

Location: Bandy, VA 24602 Tazewell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 9.979', W 81° 37.794'

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Just east of here is the last home site and grave of Mathias Harman, Sr. (1736-1832), early explorer, hunter and Revolutionary War veteran. Harman helped establish the first permanent English settlement in eastern Kentucky in 1755. In 1789 he founded Harman's Station on the Levisa River near John's Creek in present-day Johnson County. He and his wife, Lydia, settled in this area in 1803.
Marker NumberX-27
Year Placed1990
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker Condition
8 out of 10 (2 reports)
Date Added Monday, October 19th, 2015 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 444075 N 4113508
Decimal Degrees37.16631667, -81.62990000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 9.979', W 81° 37.794'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 9' 58.74" N, 81° 37' 47.64" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)276
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near State Rte 637, Bandy VA 24602, US
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Visiting my 6x great grandparents, Mathias and Lydia Skaggs Harman's old homeplace. I wasn't able to visit the cemetery because it's now gated off.

Jan 12, 2021 at 7:11am PST by chstudios

The Coordinates Need Changed

wrong latitude and longitude

Jan 4, 2016 at 4:13pm PST by dskaggs777

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