F. M. Jones and Bro. General Store

F. M. Jones and Bro. General Store (HM2NA7)

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N 37° 2.893', W 85° 51.364'

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In 1855, John and Francis Marion Jones formed a partnership for selling goods at Myers Steam Mill on Beaver Creek in Barren County. A petition for a post office was granted in 1856 & name changed from Myers Mill to Coral Hill. Store was catalyst leading to a village that included homes, churches, a school, blacksmith, cobbler, & mill.

The Cumberland Trace Stage Line passed through Coral Hill twice daily, traveling northbound to Lexington and southbound to Nashville. The trip from Nashville to Lexington was approximately 214 miles, requiring seven days travel. Stage line was discontinued after the Civil War.
HM NumberHM2NA7
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed2015
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, November 30th, 2019 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 601720 N 4100833
Decimal Degrees37.04821667, -85.85606667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 2.893', W 85° 51.364'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 2' 53.58" N, 85° 51' 21.84" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
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