County Named, 1815, a War Memorial

County Named, 1815, a War Memorial (HM2F1M)

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N 36° 45.214', W 86° 11.511'

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For Lieut. Col. John Allen, born in Va., 1771, came to Ky., 1779. Practiced law in Shelby County. State Representative, 1801-07, and State Senate, 1807-13. Killed in battle at River Raisin, Jan. 22, 1813, and one of nine officers at that battle for whom Kentucky counties named. Allen County formed by Act of Assembly, from Warren and Barren Counties.
1964 · Kentucky Historical Society · Kentucky Department of Highways · 760
HM NumberHM2F1M
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 at 11:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 572138 N 4067839
Decimal Degrees36.75356667, -86.19185000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 45.214', W 86° 11.511'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 45' 12.84" N, 86° 11' 30.66" W
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