County Named, 1842 Historical

County Named, 1842 Historical (HM1TVK)

Location: Whitesburg, KY 41858 Letcher County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 11.986', W 82° 54.783'

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For Robert P. Letcher, during term as Governor of Kentucky, 1840-44. Born Va., 1788; came Ky. in 1800. Ky. Mounted Militia, War of 1812. Legislature, 7 years, Speaker of House, two years. U.S. Congress 1823-35. Presidential elector in 1836. During term as governor he proclaimed first Thanksgiving. Minister to Mexico, 1849-52. Died 1861; buried Frankfort Cemetery.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees37.19976667, -82.91305000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 11.986', W 82° 54.783'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 11' 59.16" N, 82° 54' 46.98" 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-15, Whitesburg KY 41858, US
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