Captain Samuel Sanders 1813-1902

Captain Samuel Sanders 1813-1902 (HMEMC)

Location: Owenton, KY 40359 Owen County
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N 38° 25.267', W 84° 51.938'

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Samuel Sanders, a steamboat captain before and after the Civil War, braved the Kentucky River under occasional sniper fire from the Confederate army to bring supplies from Louisville to Monterey and up the Kentucky River to Shaker Landing.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceRiver
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCommemmorative Marker
Marker Number2265
Year Placed2008
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Owen County Historical Society
Marker Condition
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 1:08am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
Location DescriptionMonterey, Owen County
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 686324 N 4254697
Decimal Degrees38.42111667, -84.86563333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 25.267', W 84° 51.938'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 25' 16.0200" N, 84° 51' 56.2800" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)502
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?Yes
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Old Frankfort Pike, Owenton KY 40359, US
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