Bowling Green - Warren County

Bowling Green - Warren County (HM2KRN)

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N 36° 59.574', W 86° 26.572'

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Bicentennial

— 1797 ~ 1997 —

Bicentennial time capsule placed in the lawn of the Warren County Courthouse on March 7, 1998.

To be opened March 7, 2098 by the governments of Bowling Green & Warren County.

(reverse) Warren County, the 24th county formed in Kentucky, was established in 1797 and named in honor of Dr. Joseph Warren, a hero of the Battle of Bunker Hill.

Bowling Green, the county seat was founded in 1798 on 40 acres donated by Robert Moore. The city was likely named in honor of Bowling Green Square in New York City, where patriots pulled down and converted to bullets a statue of King George III.
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Date Added Friday, September 13th, 2019 at 11:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 549576 N 4094229
Decimal Degrees36.99290000, -86.44286667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.574', W 86° 26.572'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 34.44" N, 86° 26' 34.32" W
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