Pound Gap Historical

Pound Gap Historical (HM1TVY)

Location: Jenkins, KY 41537 Letcher County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 9.459', W 82° 38.207'

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Route through here discovered by Christopher Gist, April 1, 1751.
     Brig. Gen. Garfield and 700 Union troops forced 500 CSA men from here March 16, 1862 and burned CSA supplies. On last raid in Ky. Morgan's Raiders dislodged Union forces here June 1, 1864 and moved on to Mt. Sterling, Lexington and Cynthiana. They then returned to Virginia.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed1962
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 354661 N 4113615
Decimal Degrees37.15765000, -82.63678333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 9.459', W 82° 38.207'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 9' 27.54" N, 82° 38' 12.42" 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 US-23, Jenkins KY 41537, US
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