Major John P. Gaines

Major John P. Gaines (HM2GFE)

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N 38° 53.896', W 84° 39.596'

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Home site of John Pollard Caines.
1795-1857. Fought in War of 1812.
In state leglslatire, 1825-36.
Major in the 1st Ky. Cavalry and
an aide-de-camp to Gen. Winfield
Scott, in Mexican war. Elected to
Congress, 1847-49, while prisoner
of war. Governor of the Territory
of Oregon, 1850-53, appointed by
President Zachary Taylor, who was
a comrade in arms in Mexico.
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HM NumberHM2GFE
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Year Placed1988
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, May 3rd, 2019 at 11:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 702932 N 4308090
Decimal Degrees38.89826667, -84.65993333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.896', W 84° 39.596'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 53.76" N, 84° 39' 35.76" W
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