The Stockade On Corn Island, 1778

The Stockade On Corn Island, 1778 (HM1YYL)

Location: Louisville, KY 40202 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 15.451', W 85° 45.697'

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The Stockade
On Corn Island, 1778.
A group of pioneers,
under the military protection
of General George Rogers Clark,
made the original settlement
of the town of Louisville
in May, 1778 on Corn Island,
then about one hundred fifty yards
from shore, opposite this site.
The National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in the Commonwealth of Kentucky 1924
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed1924
Placed ByThe National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Kentucky
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Date Added Friday, June 16th, 2017 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 608347 N 4235112
Decimal Degrees38.25751667, -85.76161667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 15.451', W 85° 45.697'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 15' 27.06" N, 85° 45' 41.82" W
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Area Code(s)502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 705 W Main St, Louisville KY 40202, US
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